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Gregory C. Jensen, PhD

Phylum Arthropoda Subphylum Crustacea Class Malacostraca Order Mysida Number of families 4

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Small shrimplike crustaceans with a flexible carapace enveloping the thoracic region along the sides; stalked eyes; and a well-developed tail fan

Photo: The glass shrimp Mysis relicta is found in freshwater. (Photo by James H. Robinson/Photo Researchers, Inc. Reproduced by permission.)

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