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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

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



External References



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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