Is it Mysis or Mysid?

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No they aren't the same, generally mysid live in salt water, mysis fresh or brackish.
Having said that, though, mysis are mysid, because they are in the Mysidae a genus. The way I understand this is that all mysis are mysid, but not all mysid are mysis.
 
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