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Family: Mysidae (See list of species below)

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175 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Aberomysis muranoi
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Acanthomysis hwanhaiensis
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Acanthomysis latiscauda
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Acanthomysis longicauda
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Acanthomysis longicornis
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Acanthomysis quadrispinosa
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Acanthomysis sinensis
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Acanthomysis strauchi
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Amblyopsoides crozetii
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Americamysis bahia
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Americamysis bigelowi
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Anchialina agilis
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Anchialina dentata
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Anchialina grossa
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Anchialina oculata
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Anchialina typica
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Anisomysis bipartoculata
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Anisomysis incisa
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Anisomysis laticauda
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Antarctomysis maxima
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Antarctomysis ohlini
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Arachnomysis leuckartii
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Birsteiniamysis inermis
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Boreomysis arctica
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Boreomysis brucei
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Boreomysis megalops
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Boreomysis nobilis
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Boreomysis semicoeca
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Bowmaniella portoricensis
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Burrimysis palmeri
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Calyptomma puritani
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Dactylamblyops hodgsoni
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Diamysis bacescui
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Diamysis bahirensis
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Diamysis lagunaris
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Diamysis mesohalobia
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Doxomysis quadrispinosa
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Erythrops abyssorum
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Erythrops africana
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Erythrops alboranus
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Erythrops elegans
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Erythrops erythrophthalma
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Erythrops glacialis
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Erythrops minuta
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Erythrops neapolitana
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Erythrops peterdohrni
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Erythrops serrata
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Euchaetomera glyphidophthalmica
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Euchaetomera intermedia
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Euchaetomera oculata
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Euchaetomera richardi
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Euchaetomera tenuis
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Euchaetomera typica
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Euchaetomeropsis merolepis
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Gastrosaccus formosensis
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Gastrosaccus hibii
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Gastrosaccus kempi
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Gastrosaccus mediterraneus
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Gastrosaccus pelagicus
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Gastrosaccus roscoffensis
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Gastrosaccus sanctus
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Gastrosaccus spinifer
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Haplostylus bacescui
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Haplostylus bengalensis
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Haplostylus lobatus
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Haplostylus magnilobatus
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Haplostylus normani
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Haplostylus parerythraeus
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Harmelinella mariannae
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Hemimysis abyssicola
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Hemimysis anomala
[bloody-red shrimp]
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Hemimysis lamornae
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Hemimysis margalefi
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Hemimysis speluncola
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Hemisiriella parva
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Hemisiriella pulchra
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Heteromysis arianii
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Heteromysis eideri
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Heteromysis lybiana
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Heteromysis microps
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Heteromysis muelleri
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Heteromysis norvegica
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Heteromysis proxima
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Heteromysis riedli
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Hypererythrops richardi
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Hypererythrops spinifera
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Hypererythrops zimmeri
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Indomysis annandalei
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Indomysis nybini
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Kainomatomysis foxi
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Leptomysis buergii
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Leptomysis gracilis
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Leptomysis heterophila
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Leptomysis lingvura
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Leptomysis mediterranea
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Leptomysis megalops
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Leptomysis posidoniae
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Leptomysis truncata
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Limnomysis benedeni
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Lycomysis platycauda
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Mesopodopsis aegyptia
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Mesopodopsis slabberi
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Meterythrops robusta
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Michthyops arcticus
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Michthyops theeli
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Mysideis parva
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Mysidella biscayensis
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Mysidella typica
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Mysidetes farrani
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Mysidetes posthon
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Mysidopsis angusta
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Mysidopsis didelphys
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Mysidopsis gibbosa
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Mysidopsis indica
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Mysidopsis kempi
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Mysis litoralis
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Mysis mixta
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Mysis oculata
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Mysis relicta
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Neomysis americana
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Neomysis awatschensis
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Neomysis integer
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Neomysis mercedis
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Neomysis rayii
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Palaumysis simonae
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Paraleptomysis apiops
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Paraleptomysis banyulensis
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Paramblyops rostrata
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Paramysis arenosa
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Paramysis festae
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Paramysis helleri
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Parapseudomma calloplura
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Parerythrops lobiancoi
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Parerythrops obesa
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Parerythrops spectabilis
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Praunus flexuosus
[bent mysid shrimp]
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Praunus inermis
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Praunus neglectus
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Promysis orientalis
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Pseudanchialina inermis
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Pseudanchialina pusilla
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Pseudomma affine
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Pseudomma armatum
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Pseudomma chattoni
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Pseudomma kruppi
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Pseudomma nanum
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Pseudomma roseum
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Pseudomma sarsii
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Pseudomysis abyssi
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Pyroleptomysis peresi
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Pyroleptomysis rubra
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Retromysis nura
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Rhopalophthalmus mediterraneus
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Schistomysis assimilis
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Schistomysis kervillei
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Schistomysis ornata
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Schistomysis spiritus
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Siriella adriatica
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Siriella aequiremis
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Siriella armata
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Siriella bacescui
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Siriella brevicaudata
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Siriella castellabatensis
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Siriella clausi
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Siriella gracilipes
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Siriella gracilis
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Siriella hanseni
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Siriella inornata
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Siriella jaltensis
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Siriella media
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Siriella norvegica
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Siriella sinensis
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Siriella thompsonii
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Siriella trispina
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Siriella vulgaris
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175 Species of Family Mysidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Aberomysis muranoi Western Pacific
Acanthomysis hwanhaiensis Northwest Pacific
Acanthomysis latiscauda Northwest Pacific
Acanthomysis longicauda Northwest Pacific
Acanthomysis longicornis Northeast Atlantic, Indo-
Acanthomysis quadrispinosa Northwest Pacific
Acanthomysis sinensis Northwest Pacific
Acanthomysis strauchi Black Sea and the Mediter
Amblyopsoides crozetii Antarctic Indian Ocean
Americamysis bahia Northwest Atlantic
Americamysis bigelowi North Western Atlantic.
Anchialina agilis Northwest Atlantic and th
Anchialina dentata Western Pacific
Anchialina grossa Indo-West Pacific.
Anchialina oculata Mediterranean Sea
Anchialina typica Northwest Pacific
Anisomysis bipartoculata Northwest Pacific
Anisomysis incisa Canada.
Anisomysis laticauda Canada.
Antarctomysis maxima Antarctic
Antarctomysis ohlini Antarctic Atlantic
Arachnomysis leuckartii Indo-Pacific, Atlantic an
Birsteiniamysis inermis Arctic and the Antarctic
Boreomysis arctica Arctic, Atlantic, Indo-Pa
Boreomysis brucei Antarctic Atlantic
Boreomysis megalops Northern Atlantic and the
Boreomysis nobilis Arctic
Boreomysis semicoeca Northern Pacific, Western
Bowmaniella portoricensis Western Central Atlantic
Burrimysis palmeri Mediterranean Sea
Calyptomma puritani Mediterranean Sea
Dactylamblyops hodgsoni Antarctic Atlantic
Diamysis bacescui Mediterranean Sea.
Diamysis bahirensis Atlantic, Black Sea and t
Diamysis lagunaris Northeast Atlantic and th
Diamysis mesohalobia Mediterranean Sea
Doxomysis quadrispinosa Northwest Pacific
Erythrops abyssorum Arctic
Erythrops africana Mediterranean Sea
Erythrops alboranus Mediterranean Sea.
Erythrops elegans Northeast Atlantic and th
Erythrops erythrophthalma Arctic, Northern Atlantic
Erythrops glacialis Arctic
Erythrops minuta Indo-West Pacific
Erythrops neapolitana Mediterranean Sea
Erythrops peterdohrni Mediterranean Sea
Erythrops serrata Northeast Atlantic and th
Euchaetomera glyphidophthalmica Eastern Atlantic, Indo Pa
Euchaetomera intermedia Atlantic, Indo-Pacific an
Euchaetomera oculata Northwest Pacific
Euchaetomera richardi Mediterranean Sea
Euchaetomera tenuis Atlantic, Indo-Pacific an
Euchaetomera typica Indo-Pacific, Atlantic an
Euchaetomeropsis merolepis Eastern Atlantic, Indo-Pa
Gastrosaccus formosensis Northwest Pacific
Gastrosaccus hibii Northwest Pacific
Gastrosaccus kempi Western Indian Ocean
Gastrosaccus mediterraneus Mediterranean Sea.
Gastrosaccus pelagicus Northwest Pacific
Gastrosaccus roscoffensis Mediterranean Sea
Gastrosaccus sanctus Northeast Atlantic, Medit
Gastrosaccus spinifer Northeast Atlantic and th 2.1 TL
Haplostylus bacescui Mediterranean Sea
Haplostylus bengalensis Indo-West Pacific.
Haplostylus lobatus Atlantic and the Mediterr
Haplostylus magnilobatus Mediterranean Sea
Haplostylus normani Eastern Atlantic, Western
Haplostylus parerythraeus Western Indian Ocean
Harmelinella mariannae Mediterranean Sea
Hemimysis abyssicola Northeast Atlantic, Black
Hemimysis anomala bloody-red shrimp Ponto-Caspian Region, Bla
Hemimysis lamornae Atlantic, Mediterranean a
Hemimysis margalefi Mediterranean Sea.
Hemimysis speluncola Mediterranean Sea
Hemisiriella parva Indo-Pacific.
Hemisiriella pulchra Northwest Pacific
Heteromysis arianii Mediterranean Sea
Heteromysis eideri Mediterranean Sea
Heteromysis lybiana Mediterranean Sea
Heteromysis microps Northeast Atlantic and th
Heteromysis muelleri Mediterranean Sea
Heteromysis norvegica Atlantic and the Mediterr
Heteromysis proxima Western Indian Ocean
Heteromysis riedli Mediterranean Sea
Hypererythrops richardi Mediterranean Sea
Hypererythrops spinifera Northwest Pacific
Hypererythrops zimmeri Indo-Pacific and the Medi
Indomysis annandalei Western Indian Ocean
Indomysis nybini Western Indian Ocean
Kainomatomysis foxi Western Indian Ocean and
Leptomysis buergii Mediterranean Sea.
Leptomysis gracilis Northeast Atlantic and th
Leptomysis heterophila Northeast Atlantic and th
Leptomysis lingvura Northeast Atlantic and th
Leptomysis mediterranea Northeast Atlantic and th
Leptomysis megalops Eastern Atlantic and the
Leptomysis posidoniae Mediterranean Sea
Leptomysis truncata Mediterranean Sea.
Limnomysis benedeni Ponto-Caspian Region.
Lycomysis platycauda Western Indian Ocean
Mesopodopsis aegyptia Mediterranean Sea.
Mesopodopsis slabberi Atlantic, Black Sea and t
Meterythrops robusta Arctic
Michthyops arcticus Arctic
Michthyops theeli Arctic
Mysideis parva Northeast Atlantic and th
Mysidella biscayensis Northeast Atlantic and th
Mysidella typica Northeast Atlantic and th
Mysidetes farrani Northeast Atlantic and th
Mysidetes posthon Antarctic
Mysidopsis angusta Northeast Atlantic and th
Mysidopsis didelphys Atlantic and the Mediterr
Mysidopsis gibbosa Atlantic and the Mediterr
Mysidopsis indica Northwest Pacific
Mysidopsis kempi Western Indian Ocean
Mysis litoralis Arctic and Northwest Atla
Mysis mixta Northern Atlantic
Mysis oculata Northeast Atlantic and th
Mysis relicta Northeast Atlantic and th
Neomysis americana Northern Atlantic.
Neomysis awatschensis Arctic
Neomysis integer Northeast Atlantic and th
Neomysis mercedis Eastern Central Pacific
Neomysis rayii Northeast Pacific
Palaumysis simonae Indo-Pacific
Paraleptomysis apiops Eastern Atlantic and the
Paraleptomysis banyulensis Mediterranean Sea
Paramblyops rostrata Northern Atlantic and the
Paramysis arenosa Northeast Atlantic, Black
Paramysis festae Mediterranean Sea
Paramysis helleri Northeast Atlantic and th
Parapseudomma calloplura Atlantic, Indo-Pacific an
Parerythrops lobiancoi Mediterranean Sea
Parerythrops obesa Northeast Atlantic, India
Parerythrops spectabilis Northeast Atlantic and th
Praunus flexuosus bent mysid shrimp Northern Atlantic
Praunus inermis Northeast Atlantic
Praunus neglectus Northeast Atlantic
Promysis orientalis Northwest Pacific
Pseudanchialina inermis Indo-Pacific.
Pseudanchialina pusilla Northwest Pacific
Pseudomma affine North Atlantic and the Me
Pseudomma armatum Antarctic Atlantic
Pseudomma chattoni Mediterranean Sea
Pseudomma kruppi Northern Atlantic and the
Pseudomma nanum Atlantic and the Mediterr
Pseudomma roseum Northeast Atlantic and th
Pseudomma sarsii Antarctic
Pseudomysis abyssi Arctic
Pyroleptomysis peresi Mediterranean Sea
Pyroleptomysis rubra Western Indian Ocean and
Retromysis nura Mediterranean Sea
Rhopalophthalmus mediterraneus Mediterranean Sea
Schistomysis assimilis Mediterranean Sea.
Schistomysis kervillei Northeast Atlantic
Schistomysis ornata Northeast Atlantic
Schistomysis spiritus Northeast Atlantic
Siriella adriatica Mediterranean Sea.
Siriella aequiremis Northwest Pacific
Siriella armata Northeast Atlantic and th
Siriella bacescui Northwest Pacific
Siriella brevicaudata Western Indian Ocean
Siriella castellabatensis Mediterranean Sea
Siriella clausi Atlantic and the Mediterr
Siriella gracilipes Mediterranean Sea
Siriella gracilis Northwest Pacific
Siriella hanseni Western Indian Ocean
Siriella inornata Western Indian Ocean
Siriella jaltensis Atlantic, Black Sea and t
Siriella media Western Pacific.
Siriella norvegica Atlantic and the Mediterr
Siriella sinensis Northwest Pacific
Siriella thompsonii Atlantic, Indo-Pacific an
Siriella trispina Northwest Pacific
Siriella vulgaris Indo-West Pacific.



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