Mysida is an order of small, shrimp-like crustaceans in the malacostracan superorder Peracarida. Their common name opossum shrimps stems from the presence of a brood pouch or “marsupium” in females. The fact that the larvae are reared in this pouch … Continue reading ARTHROPODS – Mysida Shrimp
The health of the oceans depends on a complex food web which ultimate depends on the sun providing energy for photosynthesis by tiny plants called phytoplankton which, in turn, serve as food for equally tiny little sea animals called zooplankton. … Continue reading CREATURES – KRILL: A Vital Ocean Forage Species
An interesting articles on the importance of Mysid shrimp to the groundfish in the Bay of Fundy, principally at Passamaquoddy Bay. Mysids Make Winter Meal for Groundfish (Published in The Quoddy Tides, December 28, 2001) If you spend much time … Continue reading FISHERIES: The importance of Mysid shrimp to the ground fishery in Passamaquoddy Bay
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