What is another word for mysis?

Pronunciation: [mˈa͡ɪsiz] (IPA)

Mysis is a term that is primarily used in the context of zooplankton. Synonyms for mysis can mainly be related to the general group of zooplankton species, including copepods, krill, amphipods, and various types of shrimp. In fisheries management, mysis is often important because they serve as a crucial food source for many fish species. Therefore, the term mysis can also be replaced by words such as zooplankton, pelagic animals, or even planktonic crustaceans. Some other synonyms for mysis include plancton, planktonic creatures, or small aquatic organisms that form the base of the food chain in marine ecosystems.

Synonyms for Mysis:

What are the hypernyms for Mysis?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Mysis?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the holonyms for Mysis?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

What are the meronyms for Mysis?

Meronyms are words that refer to a part of something, where the whole is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Mysis

Ha, mysis, whence this child?
"The Comedies of Terence"
Publius Terentius Afer
This is his use of the device: Enter mysis mysis.
"Dramatic Technique"
George Pierce Baker
These are M. caspia and M. micropthalma, and both are closely related to the arctic marine mysis oculata.
"The History of the European Fauna"
R. F. Scharff

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