Collected: 1-5 km off of Assateague Island, Va in June 2008 and 2009 using an epibenthic sled fitted with a 365 µm mesh
Notes: Americamysis bahia was rare in these collections while A. bigelowi was abundant.
ID confirmed by Dennis Allen, University of South Carolina
Below: A. bahia thorax showing large second thoracic limb (arrow) also seen in Americamysis bigelowi but not other local mysids.
Below: A. bahia telson showing distinctive spination pattern.