Malacostraca | Mysida
Gollasch, S. and S. Nehring. 2006. (Ref. 3700)
Size / Weight / Age
Climate / Range
Ponto-Caspian Region, Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea: Germany. Temperate to subtropical.
Known from littoral zone to depths of 20 m. Known as marine species, but occasionally found in freshwater (Ref. 85342). It lives in littoral zones, among macroalgae, in crevices along rocky shores or sandy beaches (Ref. 96415). Members of the order Mysida are gonochoric. Mating behavior: Male inserts the penis into the marsupium and releases sperm; eggs are then released from the oviducts into the marsupium where fertilization occurs. Life cycle: Eggs are brooded in the marsupium and later hatch into miniature adults, no postlarva (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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