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  Breeder's Net
Male mysids are slightly larger than female mysids and are readily identifiable by their conspicuous absence of the white brood pouch.
For laboratory studies, mysid separation is done manually by isolating the adults, transferring ovigerous (egg-bearing) females to a culture dish, and removing the juveniles with a pipette.
Fig 6 -Brine shrimp, rotifer, and oyster trochophore larvae.
www.advancedaquarist.com /issues/sept2003/breeder.htm   (3275 words)

  
  shrimp. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Shrimp differ from their close relatives, the lobsters and crabs, in that they are primarily swimmers rather than crawlers.
Shrimp flesh, which turns pink and white when cooked, is by far the most popular crustacean food and forms the basis of an important industry with centers in all the Gulf states, although most shrimp consumed in the United States are now imported.
Shrimp are caught in large baglike nets that are dragged over the ocean floor, or may be raised in ponds on aquaculture farms.
www.bartleby.com /65/sh/shrimp.html   (500 words)

  
  Shrimp - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Examples are the mantis shrimp and the opposum or mysid shrimp, both of which belong to the same class (Malacostraca) as the true shrimp, but constitute two different orders within it, the Stomatopoda and the Mysidacea.
Shrimp are distinguished from the superficially similar prawns by the structure of the gills, and by the fact that female shrimp (as in all other pleocyemates) brood the eggs on their pleopods.
Preparing shrimp for consumption usually involves removing the shell, tail, and "sand vein" (a euphemism for the digestive tract).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Shrimp   (532 words)

  
 Reed Mariculture - Mysid Shrimp - Live
Mysid shrimp are an excellent feed for sea horses and leafy seadragons, as well as fish.
Mysid shrimp are very difficult to culture because they are highly cannibalistic.
Mysid shrimp are very cannibalistic so if they are not fed every day they will consume each other.
www.reed-mariculture.com /mysidshrimp/mysidopsisbahia.asp   (0 words)

  
 SeaScope, Volume 16 - Fall 1999
When the mysids become sexually mature their young are removed twice a day, when the lights first come on in the morning and just prior to the afternoon feeding.
The young mysids are housed in the 5 gallon rearing aquariums at a density of between 600 and 700 per tank.
Mysid shrimp are not to demanding in terms of water quality as long as the values remain withing a reasonable range.
www.petsforum.com /cis-fishnet/seascope/99SS1606.htm   (1485 words)

  
 Aquarium Possums - Mysids in the Aquarium by Ronald L. Shimek, Ph.D. - Reefkeeping.com
Mysids are small shrimps, common in all marine habitats.
Additionally, unlike many of the shrimps we are accustomed to in the aquarium hobby, mysids are often wholly, or at least partially, planktonic in their habits.
Mysids are good food for a lot of small predators such as small fishes, and some of the zooplankton-catching suspension feeders such as many of the so-called Large Polyped Scleractinians.
www.reefkeeping.com /issues/2004-02/rs/index.php   (0 words)

  
 syngnathid.org - How to Enrich Frozen Mysis Shrimp
Various species of Mysid shrimp, also known as opossum shrimp, have been collected or cultured as a live food for aquatic animals which prefer living foods, such as seadragons, seahorses and pipefish.
The young Mysids are housed in the ten gallon rearing aquariums at a density of between 1200 and 1300 per tank.
Some degree of caution may be in order as these butterflyfish attacked the Mysids with such ferocity that their snouts became bruised from repeatedly hitting the tank walls and bottom as they captured the shrimp.
www.syngnathid.org /articles/mysisCulturing.html   (1553 words)

  
 seahorse.org - Raising Mysid Shrimp as a Home Aquarium Food
Various species of Mysid shrimp, also known as opossum shrimp, have been collected or cultured as a live food for aquatic animals which prefer living foods, such as seadragons, seahorses and pipefish.
The young Mysids are housed in the ten gallon rearing aquariums at a density of between 1200 and 1300 per tank.
Some degree of caution may be in order as these butterflyfish attacked the Mysids with such ferocity that their snouts became bruised from repeatedly hitting the tank walls and bottom as they captured the shrimp.
www.seahorse.org /library/articles/mysisCulturing.shtml   (1559 words)

  
 Shrimp   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Examples are the mantis shrimp and the opposum or mysid shrimp, both of which belong to the same class (Malacostraca) as the true shrimp, but constitute two different orders within it, the Stomatopoda and the Mysidacea.
The usage of the common name "shrimp" also varies: zoologically, all crustaceans belonging to Natantia (or to a corresponding list of families) are called shrimps, but in common usage, especially in relation to cooking, some of the large ones are known as prawns.
Preparing shrimp for consumption usually involves removing the shell, tail, and "sand vein" (a euphemism for digestive tract).
www.centipedia.com /index.php?title=Shrimp   (636 words)

  
 Shellfish --Shrimp
Shrimp and prawns are versatile ingredients, and are often used as an accompaniment to fried rice.
It involves a 'bait ball', which is a time-release bait, typically concocted of at least fishmeal and mud, though shrimpers sometimes have a secret concoction for their bait ball.
Giant tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon) and pacific white shrimp (Penaeus vannamei) are the favourite culture species in the eastern and western hemisphere respectively.
www.edinformatics.com /culinaryarts/food_encyclopedia/shrimps.htm   (452 words)

  
 Shrimp - info and games
True shrimp are small, swimming crustaceans classified in the infraorder Caridea, found widely around the world in both fresh and salt water.
Examples are the mantis shrimp and the opposum or mysid shrimp, both of which belong to the same class as the true shrimp, but constitute two different orders within it.
Shrimp are distinguished from the superficially similar prawns by the structure of the gills, and by the fact that female shrimp brood the eggs on their pleopods.
www.sheppardsoftware.com /content/animals/animals/invertebrates/shrimp.htm   (157 words)

  
 shrimp - Encyclopedia.com
Estimation of bycatch in shrimp trawl fisheries: a comparison of estimation methods using field data and simulated data.
Estimating the economic impact of the wild shrimp, Penaeus sp., fishery: a study of Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana.
Shrimp looms big; the holidays are prime time for shrimp, and this year retailers are expecting a big catch.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-shrimp.html   (1012 words)

  
 Reed Mariculture - Mysid Shrimp - Live
Mysid shrimp are an excellent feed for sea horses and leafy seadragons, as well as fish.
For 1000 shrimp a tank of 80 gallons or more would be good, but most important is surface area since they live predominantly at the bottom.
Mysid shrimp are very cannibalistic so if they are not fed every day they will consume each other.
reed-mariculture.com /zooplankton/mysidshrimp/mysidopsisbahia.asp   (527 words)

  
 Mysid Shrimp, Mysids (Mysidopsis bahia), Americamysis bahia
Living mysids are usually transparent, but may be tinted yellow, brown, or fl.
Ecology: Mysids are small shrimp-like crustaceans found primarily in the Gulf of Mexico and the eastern coast of Florida.
One to six-day (seven-day upon arrival) mysid shrimp are usually on-hand for immediate shipment.
mblaquaculture.com /content/organisms/americamysis_bahia.php   (0 words)

  
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Mysid shrimp will also be exposed in multi-generation experiments during two generations (until the first generation of juveniles produces juveniles again) to assess the effects of endocrine disruptors during prolonged exposure.
Population study of the native mysid shrimp in the Scheldt estuary
The mysid shrimp population of the Scheldt estuary will be sampled and studied during one year.
www.vliz.be /projects/Endis/planning.php   (1157 words)

  
 REEF CRUSTACEA
Fertilized eggs are brooded in the marsupium and are released as juveniles.
Mysids are common inhabitants of caves and overhangs on reefs during the day and serve as planktonic food when they emerge at night.
By tethering shrimp to a platform, training a fast-frame camera on them, listening in with a highly sensitive hydrophone, and then tickling the snapper shrimp's claw to elicit a snap, they got an extremely detailed picture of what really happens.
www.fiu.edu /~goldberg/coralreefs/CRUSTACEA.htm   (3572 words)

  
 Feeding Seahorses: Mysids (BMLSS Information)
Mysids prefer calm waters and can be easily spotted on a sunny day, resting on the sand or swimming amongst the weed.
Mysids are used in the USA for toxicity testing, as they are very sensitive to toxic substances, therefore a well established tank with zero readings of nitrite, ammonia etc. The main culture tank should be large with undergravel and external biological filters.
Mysids can be difficult to find during the winter months, due to the decrease in the number of young born.
www.glaucus.org.uk /Mysids1.htm   (1455 words)

  
 Reefaholics Anonymous:
The Kole Tang is a herbivore and likes to eat marine algae, zucchini, brocoli, mysid shrimp, Spirulina, lettus, seaweed, sponges, and other meaty treats.
The Blue Tang is a herbivore and likes to eat marine algae, zucchini, brocoli, mysid shrimp, Spirulina, lettus, seaweed, sponges, and other meaty treats.
The Clown Goby can grow up to 1.5 inches, they are carnivores and like to eat brine and mysid shrimp and other meaty treats.
www.freewebs.com /shooter9er/fish.htm   (359 words)

  
 BBC - Science & Nature - Sea Life - Fact files: Sponge shrimp
These tiny shrimps behave like bees or ants, living in a colony and having 'castes' of workers, soldiers and a queen.
The shrimps live in colonies in the channels of sponges and have different castes, a queen, workers and soldiers.
Sponge shrimps are also known as snapping shrimps, as the workers use their enlarged claws to make snapping sounds which are clearly audible on the reef.
www.bbc.co.uk /nature/blueplanet/factfiles/crustaceans/sponge_shrimp_bg.shtml   (261 words)

  
 BBC - Science & Nature - Sea Life - Fact files: Oplophorus
These are deep-sea shrimps, typically red in colour, with bioluminescent photophores (light organs).
Shrimps of the family Oplophoridae are found worldwide.
These are deep-sea shrimps, found mainly in the mesopelagic realm, at depths of between 200 and 1000m (650-3,280 ft).
www.bbc.co.uk /nature/blueplanet/factfiles/crustaceans/oplophorus_bg.shtml   (134 words)

  
 shrimp — Infoplease.com
distinguished from other shrimp by a slender body and a depressed abdomen, are considered true shrimp, while decapod crustaceans having toothed beaks (rostrums), long antennae, slender legs, and laterally compressed abdomens are called prawns.
Estimation of bycatch in shrimp trawl fisheries: a comparison of estimation methods using field data and simulated data.
Estimating the economic impact of the wild shrimp, Penaeus sp., fishery: a study of Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/sci/A0845045.html   (636 words)

  
 Breeding Yamato (a.k.a. Amano) shrimp   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One guide suggest that 17 ppt (parts per thousand) is a good salinity for raising the shrimp, but when I first tried 17, and then 25 ppt, I saw >97% losses in the first three weeks, with the bulk of losses occurring day 8 and 9, and very slow growth.
The dark reddish-brown thingy underneath the head of the shrimp is a clump of food the larva is holding.
As it turned out there were more shrimp hiding in the aquarium than I thought: I've sold a total of 82 shrimps, and have kept 15 for myself.
mikes-machine.mine.nu /breeding_yamato.htm   (2973 words)

  
 Mysid Shrimp - ShrimpCookingRecipes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Survival and Reproduction of the Mysid Shrimp, Mysidopsis bahia, in the Laboratory...
Opossum shrimps are so-called because they carry their eggs and young in a marsupium-like pouch.
A number of more or less unrelated crustaceans also have the word "shrimp" in their common name are the mantis shrimp and the opposum or mysid shrimp, both of which About the Gulf Ecology Division.
www.shrimpcookingrecipes.com /shrimp-cocktail/mysid-shrimp.html   (285 words)

  
 Newport News-Times: Local researcher finds food source of gray whales - and additional vulnerability
The mysid shrimp are highly vulnerable to toxic pollutants and so, too, she said, are the gray whales, for what harms the tiny mysid shrimp can harm the great gray whales that depend on them as food.
The mysid shrimp are about an inch long, and their largely transparent body looks, under the magnifying glass, somewhat like a penny whistle or recorder; the dark ovals all of their internal organs, strung along a central axis, look like the note-holes of the handheld musical instruments.
In doing so, they enter a region where swarms of mysid shrimp, and occasionally, the larva of porcelain crabs (the gray whales number two food source), are available.
www.newportnewstimes.com /articles/2005/10/26/news/news13.txt   (765 words)

  
 Shrimp - ArticleWorld
True shrimp are small crustaceans, of the infraorder Caridea, that are found in salt water and fresh water.
The mantis Shrimp and the Mysid Shrimp are two examples of unrelated species with the word shrimp in their common names.
At the very least, many people choose to have shrimp in their aquariuims because they are so useful in keeping the aquarium clean.
www.articleworld.org /index.php?title=Shrimp&printable=yes   (305 words)

  
 mysid shrimp
If you are looking for mysid shrimp resources, you are at the right place.
adult brine shrimp, ciliates, copepods, daphnia, Oyster and clams veligers, amphipods, mysid shrimp and microworms...
Various species of Mysid shrimp, also known as opossum shrimp, have been collected or cultured as a...
www.shrimp-1st.com /shrimp/20/mysid-shrimp.html   (449 words)

  
 oppossum shrimp
Various species of mysid shrimp (Mysidopsis bahia), also known as oppossum shrimp, are collected or cultured to...
Mysid shrimp, also commonly known as oppossum shrimp, are found in deep cold lakes...
The Mysis shrimp is hypothesised to outcompete the young Kokanee for their optimal food heading into...
www.shrimp-1st.com /shrimp/21/oppossum-shrimp.html   (357 words)

  
 Shrimp @ iCookClub.com
True shrimp are small, swimming, decapod crustaceans classified in the infraorder Caridea, found widely around the world in both fresh and salt water.
Several types of shrimp are kept in home aquaria and are useful in controlling algae and removing debris.
Freshwater shrimp available for aquaria include the Japanese marsh shrimp (Caridina japonica, also called "Amano shrimp," as their use in aquaria was pioneered by Takashi Amano) and ghost or glass shrimps (Palaeomonetes sp.).
reference.icookclub.com /shrimp.html   (498 words)

  
 Science News for Kids: Snapshot: Shrimpy Invaders
These crustaceans, called mysid shrimp, normally live in rivers near the western coast of the Caspian Sea in eastern Europe.
Mysid shrimp devour microscopic animals, which many young fish in the Great Lakes also eat.
Mysid shrimp are fatty, so they can collect high doses of pollutants in their bodies.
www.sciencenewsforkids.org /articles/20070117/Note2.asp   (443 words)

  
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Brackish-water shrimp: Field and laboratory studies indicate that P. pugio adults tolerate salinities from 0 to 55 ppt but are most common in salinities of 2 ppt to 36 ppt.
The extent of the movement of grass shrimp among various depths often coincides with the distribution of oyster shell substrates, which in some waters, are preferred by P. pugio and P. vulgaris.
Grass shrimp frequently inhabit water near underwater structures and are particularly attracted to dense stands of underwater macrophytes.
fwie.fw.vt.edu /WWW/macsis/lists/M070010.htm   (2884 words)

  
 Pistol Shrimp & Gobies: A Safe Alliance
Pistol shrimp are named for the loud snapping sound and startling jet of water which result from the rapid closing of their modified claw.
Pistol shrimp are also known for burrowing into sand, mud, and gravel with their front claws.
Meanwhile, the shrimp uses its antennae to stay in constant contact with the goby's tail while searching for food (detritus, tiny crustaceans and worms) and maintaining the burrow opening.
www.liveaquaria.com /general/general.cfm?general_pagesid=236   (415 words)

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