Aquatic organisms – sandy shore fauna- larvae

The third larval stage the shrimp go through is “mysis”. This stage of development lasts for about 3 to 5 days as well. At this stage the larval shrimp begin to develop its pleopods, or swimmerettes.
Acartia is a genus of marine calanoid copepods. They are epipelagic, estuarine, zooplanktonic found throughout the oceans of the world, primarily in temperate regions.

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