, Volume 459, Issue 1, pp 47-49

First online:

Idiomysis mozambicus, a new mysid species (crustacea: mysidacea) from Mozambique

  • Tim DeprezAffiliated withMarine Biology Section, University of Ghent
  • , Tris WooldridgeAffiliated withDepartment of Zoology, University of Port Elizabeth
  • , Jan MeesAffiliated withFlanders Marine Institute

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Idiomysis mozambicus is described from coastal waters of Mozambique. The species can be distinguished from the other species of the genus by the one-segmented antennal scale, the two-segmented exopod of the fourth male pleopod and the bluntly pointed rostrum.

Idiomysis mysid Mozambique nearshore