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Neomysis integer

Wikipedia Abstract

Neomysis integer is a species of opossum shrimp found in shallow marine bays and estuaries of Europe, with a transparent greenish or brownish body and a large cephalothorax. It is found in very shallow water in both high and low-salinity habitats. It is a filter feeder and the female broods her eggs in a brood pouch beneath her cephalothorax.
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Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Northern Baltic Drainages Denmark, Finland, Norway, Russia, Sweden Palearctic Polar Freshwaters    

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Afon Teifi/ River Teifi 1768 Wales, United Kingdom  
Bae Cemlyn/ Cemlyn Bay 107 Wales, United Kingdom  
Cardigan Bay/ Bae Ceredigion 236876 Wales, United Kingdom
Carmarthen Bay and Estuaries/ Bae Caerfyrddin ac Aberoedd 163340 Wales, United Kingdom
Firth of Tay & Eden Estuary 38085 Scotland, United Kingdom
Glannau Môn: Cors heli / Anglesey Coast: Saltmarsh 2614 Wales, United Kingdom  
Humber Estuary 90582 England, United Kingdom
Loch Moidart and Loch Shiel Woods 4341 Scotland, United Kingdom
North Northumberland Dunes 2836 England, United Kingdom  
Pembrokeshire Marine/ Sir Benfro Forol 341177 Wales, United Kingdom  
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
Plymouth Sound and Estuaries 15820 England, United Kingdom
Sanday 27112 Scotland, United Kingdom    
Solway Firth 107829 England/Scotland, United Kingdom
The Wash and North Norfolk Coast 266284 England, United Kingdom
Tweed Estuary 385 England, United Kingdom  
Wye Valley Woodlands/ Coetiroedd Dyffryn Gwy 2264 England/Wales, United Kingdom

Prey / Diet

Alona affinis[1]
Eurytemora affinis[1]
Keratella quadrata[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Carassius carassius (Crucian carp)1
Praunus flexuosus (chameleon shrimp)3


Agonus cataphractus (Pogge)[2]
Alosa fallax (Twaite shad)[2]
Ammodytes tobianus (lesser sand eel)[2]
Anguilla anguilla (River eel)[2]
Charadrius hiaticula (Common Ringed Plover)[2]
Clupea harengus (Yawling)[3]
Crangon crangon (common shrimp)[2]
Dicentrarchus labrax (White salmon)[2]
Eutrigla gurnardus (Grey gurnard)[2]
Gadus morhua (rock cod)[2]
Gobius niger (Black goby)[2]
Gobius paganellus (Rock goby)[2]
Gymnocephalus cernua (Ruffe)[2]
Hediste diversicolor (veelkleurige zeeduizendpoot)[2]
Larus canus (Mew Gull)[2]
Limanda limanda (Sand dab)[2]
Merlangius merlangus (Whiting)[2]
Myoxocephalus scorpius (Short-spined sea scorpion)[2]
Osmerus eperlanus (European smelt)[2]
Perca fluviatilis (River perch)[2]
Pholis gunnellus (Tissy)[2]
Platichthys flesus (North Atlantic flounder)[2]
Pleuronectes platessa (European plaice)[2]
Pollachius pollachius (Pollock)[2]
Pollachius virens (Sillock)[2]
Pomatoschistus lozanoi (Lozano's goby)[3]
Pomatoschistus microps (Common goby)[2]
Pomatoschistus minutus (freckled goby)[3]
Salmo trutta (Brown trout)[2]
Sander lucioperca (Pike-perch)[2]
Scophthalmus rhombus (Flounder)[2]
Solea senegalensis (Senegalese sole)[2]
Sprattus sprattus (Whitebait)[2]
Syngnathus acus (longnosed pipefish)[2]
Trisopterus luscus (Whiting-pout)[3]




Attributes / relations provided by
1Feeding differences among common littoral mysids, Neomysis integer, Praunus flexuosus and P. inermis, Maiju Lehtiniemi, Hanna Nordström, Hydrobiologia (2008) 614:309–320
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.
3The mysid-feeding guild of demersal fishes in the brackish zone of the Westerschelde estuary, K. Hostens and J. Mees, Journal of Fish Biology (1999) 55, 704-719
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
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