WoRMS taxon details

Gastrosaccus psammodytes O. Tattersall, 1958

161479  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:161479)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Tattersall, O.S. (1958). Further notes on Mysidacea from South African waters. Transactions of the Royal society of South Africa 4: 373-385 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Type locality contained in Buffels bay  
type locality contained in Buffels bay [details]
Depth range littoral  
Depth range littoral [details]
Mees, J.; Meland, K. (Eds) (2012 onwards). World List of Lophogastrida, Stygiomysida and Mysida. Gastrosaccus psammodytes O. Tattersall, 1958. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=161479 on 2019-05-23
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original description Tattersall, O.S. (1958). Further notes on Mysidacea from South African waters. Transactions of the Royal society of South Africa 4: 373-385 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Price, W. (2001). World list of Mysidacea. [details]   

additional source Müller, H. G. (1993). World catalogue and bibliography of the recent Mysidacea. 238p. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Schlacher T.A.; Wooldridge, T.H. (1995): Tidal influence on distribution and behaviour of the estuarine opossum shrimp Gastrosaccus brevifissura Changes in Fluxes in Estuaries, ECSA22/ERF Symposium, K.R. Dyer and R.J. Orth (eds), Olsen & Olsen, Denmark: 3 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source YANNICELLI, B.; PALACIOS, R. & GIMéNEZ, L. (2002). Swimming ability and burrowing time of two cirolanid isopods from different levels of exposed sandy beaches. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 273: 73-88 : [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Wooldridge, T. H. (1981). Zonation and distribution of the beach mysid, Gastrosaccus psammodytes (Crustacea: Mysidacea). <em>Journal of zoology.</em> 193: 183-189. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Wooldridge, T. H.; Mees, J. (2003). Additions to the mysid fauna (Crustacea: Mysidacea) from coastal waters of Mozambique, with descriptions of two new species. <em>Hydrobiologia.</em> 505: 31-39. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Wooldridge, T. H. (1988). A new species of Mysidopsis (Mysidacea) from coastal waters of southern Africa and a key to the known species from the subcontinent. <em>Annals of the South African Museum.</em> 98(4): 93-103. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Wooldridge, T. H.; McLachlan, A. (1986). A new species of Gastrosaccus (Mysidacea) from Western Australia. <em>Records of the Western Australian Museum. Supplements.</em> 13(1): 129-138. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Wooldridge, T. H.; Mees, J. (2011 onwards). World List of the Mysidacea.  [details]   

additional source Wooldridge, T. H.; Greenwood, J. G.; Greenwood, J. (1992). A new species of Haplostylus (Mysidacea) from sandy beaches on the east coast of Australia. <em>Crustaceana.</em> 63 (2): 160-16. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Hanamura, Y. 1999. Seasonal abundance and life cycle of Archaeomysis articulata (Crustacea: Mysidacea) on a sandy beach of western Hokkaido, Japan.-- Journal of Natural History 33: 1811-1830. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source McLachlan, A. 1983. The ecology of sandy beaches in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Pages 539-546, In: McLachlan, A., & T. Erasmus (eds.), Sandy Beaches as Ecosystems. T. Junk, The Hague. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Neyt, K. (2002). Morfologische studie van een nieuwe soort van de ordo Mysidacea uit de Westelijke Indische Oceaan. Unpublished manuscript, Institute voor Dierkunde, Universiteit Gent, Mariene Biologie. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Verslycke, T.; Fockedey, N.; McKenney, C. L.; Roast, S. D.; Jones, M. B.; Mees, J.; Janssen, C. R. (2004). Mysids as potential test organisms for the evaluation of environmental endocrine disruption: a review. <em>Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.</em> 23(5), 1219-1234. [details]   

additional source BRUCE, N.L. & SOARES, A.G. (1996). Taxonomy and ecology of sandy beach Eurydice (Crustacea, Isopoda, Cirolanidae) from the West coast of South africa Cah. Biol. Mar. 37: 77-98 : [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Yannicelli, B.; Palacios, R.; Giménez, L. (2002). Swimming ability and burrowing time of two cirolanid isopods from different levels of exposed sandy beaches. <em>Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology.</em> 273(1): 73-88., available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/s0022-0981(02)00146-6 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source DE RUYCK, A.M.C.; DONN, T.E., JR. & MCLACHLAN, A. (1991). Life histories and breeding patterns of three intertidal sand beach isopods. Marine Ecology 12: 105-121. : [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source DE RUYCK, A.M.C.; DONN, T.E., JR & MCLACHLAN, A. (1992). Distribution of three intertidal cirolanid isopods (Flabellifera: Cirolanidae) on a South African sandy beach. Cah. Biol. Mar. 33: 147-168 : [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Dugan, J. E.; Hubbard, D. M.; Lastra, M. (2000). Burrowing abilities and swash behavior of three crabs, Emerita analoga Stimpson, Blepharipoda occidentalis Randall, and Lepidopa californica Efford (Anomura, Hippoidea), of exposed sandy beaches. <em>Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology.</em> 255: 229-245. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source JOHNSTON, N.M.; RITZ, D.A. (2001). Synchronous development and release of broods by the swarming mysids Anisomysis mixta australis, Paramesopodopsis rufa and Tenagomysis tasmaniae (Mysidacea: Crustacea) Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 223 : 225-233 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source KIBIRIGE I, PERISSINOTTO R, NOZAIS C (2003). Grazing rates and feeding preferences of the mysid shrimp Gastrosaccus brevifissura in a temporarily open estuary in South Africa MEPS, 251:201-210 : [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source McLachlan, A.; Jaramillo, E. (1995). Zonation on sandy beaches. <em>Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review.</em> 33: 305-335. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source McLachlan, A. (1983). Sandy beach ecology - A review. <em>In: McLachlan, A. & Erasmus, T. (eds.). Sandy beaches as ecosystems. Dr W. Junk Publishers.</em> 321-380. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source MCLACHLAN, A. (1996). Physical factors in benthic ecology: effects of changing sand particle size on beach fauna. MEPS 131: 205-217 : [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source NEL, R.; MCLACHLAN, A. & WINTER, D. (1999). Effect of sand particle size on the burrowing ability of the beach mysid Gastrosaccus psammodytes Tattersall. Estuarine and Coastal Shelf Science 48: 599-604 : [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source NEL, R.; MCLACHLAN, A. & WINTER, D. (2001). The effect of grain size on the burrowing of two Donax species. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 265: 219-238 : [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source N. M. JOHNSTON, D. A. RITZ (2001). Synchronous development and release of broods MEPS 223: 225-233 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source ORTIZ, M. & A. WASIKETE (1992). Artropodos asociados a los Vegetales del Litoral Rocoso de la Costa Norte de la Isla de Inhaca, en la Republica Popular de Mozambique. - Revta. Invest. Mar.,13(1): 49-53[Gastrosaccus psammodytes [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source PILLAI, R.S. (1963). Studies on the shrimp Caridina laevis Heller J. Mar. Biol. Ass. India, 5(2): 269-272 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source De La Huz R., Lastra M. & López J. (2002). The influence of sediment grain size on burrowing, growth and metabolism of <i>Donax trunculus</i> L. (Bivalvia: Donacidae). <em>Journal of Sea Research.</em> 47: 85-95. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source ROAST, S.D.; WIDDOWS, J.; JONES, M.B. (2000). Egestion rates of the estuarine mysid Neomysis integer (Peracarida : Mysidacea) in relation to a variable environment J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 245 : 69-81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Nel, R.; McLachlan, A.; Winter, D. P. (2001). The effect of grain size on the burrowing of two Donax species. <em>Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology.</em> 265(2): 219-238., available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/s0022-0981(01)00335-5 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source SCHOEMAN, D.S.; MCLACHLAN, A. & DUGAN, J.E. (2000). Lessons from a Disturbance Experiment in the Intertidal Zone of an Exposed Sandy Beach. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 50: 869-884 : [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source SCHOEMAN, D.S.: WHEELER, M. & WAIT, M. (2003). The relative accuracy of standard estimators for macrofaunal abundance and species richness derived from selected intertidal transect designs used to sample exposed sandy beaches. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 56: 1–12. : [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source SORBE, J.C. (1991). Biologia del Misidàceo suprabentónico Schistomysis ornata (Sars, 1864) en la plataforma continental aquitana. - Actas V Simp. Ibér. Estud. Bentos Mar., 1: 273-298. [biology [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source SUTHERLAND, D. & CLOSS, G.P. (2001). Diel patterns of mysid drift (Crustacea: Mysidacea) in the Taieri River estuary, New Zealand New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 35: 197-200 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source SUTHERLAND, D. (1999). The drift community of an estuarine river system with focus on the ecology of an undescribed Gastrosaccus species (Mysidacea: Mysidae) Thesis [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Wooldridge, T. H. (2000). The Mysid fauna of South Africa.  [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

ecology source Wooldridge, T. H. (1983). Ecology of beach and surf-zone mysid shrimps in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. <em>In: Der. In Hydrobiol, 19 (McLachlan, Erasmus, Eds) 'Sandy Beaches as ecosystems'.</em>  [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

ecology source Wooldridge, T. H. (1978). Two new species of Gastrosaccus (Crustacea, Mysidacea) from sandy beaches in Transkei. <em>Annals of the South African Museum.</em> 76(9): 309-327. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

ecology source Brown, A.C. & M.S. Talbot. (1972). The ecology of the sandy beaches of the Cape Peninsula, South Africa, Part 3: a study of Gastrosaccus psammodytes Tattersall (Crustacea: Mysidacea). -. <em>Trans.R.Soc.S. Afr.,40 (4): 309-333.</em>  [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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Depth range littoral [details]

Habitat in high-energetic surfzones on sandy beaches, where it feeds on diatoms. During the day it lays buried in the top inch of sand from low-water to about mid-tide level. It is nocturnal in its habits and swims about in the water at night [details]
 

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