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Mysis relicta (opossum shrimp)

Wikipedia Abstract

Mysis relicta is a shrimp-like crustacean in the Mysida order, native to lakes of Northern Europe and to the brackish Baltic Sea.
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Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Columbia Glaciated Canada, United States Nearctic Temperate Upland Rivers    
Lahontan United States Nearctic Xeric Freshwaters and Endorheic Basins    

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Långasjönäs 363 Sweden  
Moälven 7897 Sweden  
Raslången Östra 452 Sweden  

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Cyclops bicuspidatus (cyclopoid copepod)[1]
Daphnia galeata (waterflea)[1]
Diaptomus sicilis (calanoid copepod)[1]
Nodularia spumigena[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Coregonus clupeaformis (Common whitefish)3
Gasterosteus aculeatus (Alaskan stickleback)1
Oncorhynchus mykiss (redband trout)3
Perca flavescens (Yellow perch)3
Sander vitreus (Walleye)3

Predators

Alosa pseudoharengus (kyack)[1]
Coregonus hoyi (Bloater)[1]
Coregonus zenithicus (Longjaw cisco)[3]
Cottus cognatus (Anadyr sculpin)[1]
Myoxocephalus quadricornis (Alaska fourhorn sculpin)[1]
Osmerus eperlanus (European smelt)[4]
Osmerus mordax (Rainbow smelt)[1]
Perca flavescens (Yellow perch)[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Cyathocephalus truncatus <Unverified Name>[5]
Echinorhynchus bothniensis[5]
Echinorhynchus gadi[5]

Distribution

East Pacific; North America; Western Atlantic Ocean;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1NOAA, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory 2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics. 3Status of the shortjaw cisco (Coregonus zenithicus) in Lake Superior, Michael H. Hoff & Thomas N. Todd, Ann. Zool. Fennici 41: 147–154 (2004) 4Feeding ecology of Coregonus albula and Osmerus eperlanus in the limnetic waters of Lake Mälaren, Sweden, Thomas G. Northcote and Johan Hammar, BOREAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH 11: 229–246 (2006) 5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
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