Discovery of Mysis Relicta in Ennerdale

  title={Discovery of Mysis Relicta in Ennerdale},
  author={D. J. SCORFIELD},
ON June 19 a single living specimen of Mysis relicta was found in Ennerdale Water accidentally trapped in one of a series of funnels which are suspended at various depths to catch the sediment from the overlying water. Although this ‘relict’ crustacean has been recorded from Loughs Neagh, Erne and Derg in Ireland, this is the first time it has been recorded from Great Britain. It is particularly noteworthy also that it should have been taken in Ennerdale Water as this lake is the only known… CONTINUE READING