Malacostraca | Mysida
San Vicente, C. 2010. (Ref. 85342)
Size / Weight / Age
Benthic; depth range 4 - 34 m (Ref. 85342)
Climate / Range
Mediterranean Sea: from Spain to Turkey.
This species is found in mud and between rocks at depths of 4 to 34 m. They are often associated with biogenic structures such as burrows of Squilla sp. and clumps formed by Porifera and Ascidia (Microcosmus sp.) (Ref. 85342). 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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