Americamysis bahia

 

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Americamysis bahia

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.

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Below: A. bahia telson showing distinctive spination pattern.

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