Retromysis nura Wittmann, 2004
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Family:  Mysidae ()
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Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 2 - 5 m
Distribution:  Mediterranean Sea: Spain and Italy.
Biology:  This species is found in marine caves at depths of 2 to 5 m (Ref. 85342). Members of the order Mysida are gonochoric. Mating behavior: Male inserts the penis into the marsupium and releases sperm; eggs are then released from the oviducts into the marsupium where fertilization occurs. Life cycle: Eggs are brooded in the marsupium and later hatch into miniature adults, no postlarva (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 04.07.11

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