mysis stage
Larval stage in penaeoidean development equivalent to zoeal stage of Nephropoidea. (Syn. schizopod larva) [McLaughlin, 1980].
Post-cypris larval stage in ontogeny of most crustaceans, characterized by presence of biramous limbs on all thoracic somites. (Syn. schizopod larva) [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
The third in a series of free-swimming larval stages of penaeid shrimps [Bliss, 1982].

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  • mysis stage — (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In Decapoda, a larval stage in which only the thoracopods are used in swimming and the compound eye is stalked; schizopod larva; see zoea …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • mysis — (Order Decapoda): Zoea. (Syn. mysis stage, schizopod larva) [Stachowitsch, 1992] …   Crustacea glossary

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  • zoea stage — Larval stage in ontogeny of various malacostracans but unknown in some [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. The free swimming larval stage of anomuran or brachyuran (true) crabs; corresponds to the mysis stage of a penaeid shrimp [Bliss, 1982] …   Crustacea glossary

  • first-stage lobster — The first of three free swimming larval stages of a true lobster; corresponds to the mysis stage of a penaeid shrimp [Bliss, 1982] …   Crustacea glossary

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  • schizopod larva — Ontogenetic stage characterized by presence biramous limbs on all thoracic somites. (Syn. mysis stage) [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. See: mysis stage [McLaughlin, 1980]. (Order Decapoda): Mysis [Stachowitsch, 1992] …   Crustacea glossary

  • phyllosoma — Early schizopod larval stage in ontogeny of palinurid and scyllarid lobsters [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Larval stage in development of palinuroidean decapods [McLaughlin, 1980]. Pelagic larva of Palinura, develops eventually into peurulus stage …   Crustacea glossary

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