Ecology

Associations

Known predators

Mysidae (Mysids) is prey of:
other worms
Chaetognatha
Anthozoa
Cnidaria
Mysidae
Decapoda
Hydrozoa
Ammodytes marinus
Clupea harengus
Alosa pseudoharengus
Scomber
Peprilus triacanthus
Actinonaias ellipsiformis
Tridonta arctica
Pollachius pollachius
Merluccius bilinearis
Urophycis regia
Urophycis tenuis
Urophycis chuss
Gadidae
Melanogrammus aeglefinus
Hemitripterus americanus
Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosus
Leucoraja erinacea
Leucoraja ocellata
Amblyraja radiata
Macrozoarces americanus
Anarhichas
Triglidae
Sebastes marinus
Pleuronectes ferrugineus
Scophthalmus aquosus
Paralichthys dentatus
Glyptocephalus cynoglossus
Hippoglossina oblonga
Pleuronectes americanus
Hippoglossoides platessoides
Hippoglossus hippoglossus
Mustelus canis
Squalus acanthias
Lophius americanus
Cynoscion
Pomatomus saltatrix
Odontoceti


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USA, Northeastern US contintental shelf (Coastal)

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Known prey organisms

Mysidae (Mysids) preys on:
phytoplankton
Calanus
Pteropods
Copepoda
Mysidae

Based on studies in:
USA, Northeastern US contintental shelf (Coastal)

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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:1418
Specimens with Sequences:1226
Specimens with Barcodes:895
Species:131
Species With Barcodes:112
Public Records:1078
Public Species:98
Public BINs:111
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Wikipedia

Mysidae

Mysidae is the largest family of crustaceans in the order Mysida, with over 1000 species in around 170 genera.[1]

Characteristics[edit]

Members of the family Mysidae are distinguished from other mysids by the fact that the first pereopod (walking leg) has a well-developed exopod (outer branch), the carpopropodus of the endopod (inner branch) of the 3rd to 8th pereopods are divided into sub-segments and there are statocysts on the endopod of the uropods (posterior appendages). Female petalophthalmidans have two or three oostegites (flexible bristly flaps) forming the base of the marsupium or brood pouch under the thorax, apart from the subfamily Boreomysinae, which has seven pairs of oostegites.[2]

Subfamilies and genera[edit]

The following subfamilies and genera are recognised:[3]

Boreomysinae Holt & Tattersall, 1905[4]
Erythropinae Hansen, 1910[5]
Gastrosaccinae Norman, 1892[6]
Heteromysinae Norman, 1892[7]
Leptomysinae Hansen, 1910[8]
Mancomysinae Bacescu & Iliffe, 1986[9]
Mysidellinae Czerniavsky, 1882[10]
Mysinae Haworth, 1825[11]
Rhopalophthalminae Hansen, 1910[12]
Siriellinae Norman, 1892[13]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ T. Remerie, J. Calderon, T. Deprez, J. Mees, J. Vanfleteren, A. Vanreusel, A. Vierstraete, M. Vincx, K. J. Wittmann & T. Wooldridge (2004). "Phylogenetic relationships within the Mysidae (Crustacea, Peracarida, Mysida) based on nuclear 18S ribosomal RNA sequences" (PDF). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 32 (3): 770–777. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2004.03.007. PMID 15288054. 
  2. ^ "Family Mysidae". Zooplankton of the South Atlantic Ocean. Marine Species Identification Portal. Retrieved January 30, 2014. 
  3. ^ Jan Mees (2012). "Mysidae". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved October 27, 2012. 
  4. ^ Jan Mees (2012). "Boreomysinae". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved October 27, 2012. 
  5. ^ Jan Mees (2012). "Erythropinae". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved October 27, 2012. 
  6. ^ Jan Mees (2012). "Gastrosaccinae". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved October 27, 2012. 
  7. ^ Jan Mees (2012). "Heteromysinae". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved October 27, 2012. 
  8. ^ Jan Mees (2012). "Leptomysinae". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved October 27, 2012. 
  9. ^ Jan Mees (2012). "Mancomysinae". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved October 27, 2012. 
  10. ^ Jan Mees (2012). "Mysidellinae". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved October 27, 2012. 
  11. ^ Jan Mees (2012). "Mysinae". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved October 27, 2012. 
  12. ^ Jan Mees (2012). "Rhopalophthalminae". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved October 27, 2012. 
  13. ^ Jan Mees (2012). "Siriellinae". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved October 27, 2012. 
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