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The Biology of Schistomysis Kervillei [Crustacea, Mysidacea]

  • J. Mauchline (a1)
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Schistomysis kervillei (G. O. Sars) is a common species in Loch Ewe, Gairloch and Gruinard Bay in north-west Scotland and a rare species in the Firth of Clyde. It breeds throughout the year but most intensely in the spring and summer, to produce a spring and summer generation of young. The maximum number of young found in a marsupium was 47. The species is omnivorous. Its biology is briefly compared with that of S. spiritus (Norman) and S. ornata (G. O. Sars).

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Mauchline, J. 1967. The biology of Schistomysis spiritus [Crustacea, Mysidacea]. J. mar. biol. Ass. U.K., Vol. 47, pp. 383–96.
Mauchline, J. 1970. The biology of Schistomysis ornata ]Crustacea, Mysidacea]. J. mar. biol. Ass. U.K., Vol. 50, pp. 169–75.
Tattersall, W. M. & Tattersall, O. S. 1951. The British Mysidacea. 460 pp. London: Ray Society.
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Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom
  • ISSN: 0025-3154
  • EISSN: 1469-7769
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