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Synonyms for copepod

minute marine or freshwater crustaceans usually having six pairs of limbs on the thorax

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The share of copepods in the total zooplankton abundance (6%) was modest and similar in both seasons.
In 2006, Elofsson pointed out that despite numerous studies investigating the anatomical and histological arrangements of copepod naupliar eyes (Martin et al.
A total of 76 zooplankton species were identified in the lake, including 17 protozoa, 36 rotifera, 12 cladocera and 11 copepods species, respectively.
9% of the diet of summer flounder (based on %IRI): mysid shrimp, sand shrimp, amphipods, fish, and copepods (Table 2).
We thank Don Buth (University of California, Los Angeles) for support during parasite collections, Rafael Lemaitre and Chad Walter (Smithsonian Institution) for kindly arranging the loan of copepod material, and Mas Dojiri (City of Los Angeles) for guidance during the initial phase of this study.
To do so, we estimated species-dependent grazing rates in relation to variable oceanographic conditions, and used the size-spectrum theory (White et al, 2007) to determine how changes in the size structure of the copepod community (main grazers in the upwelling zone), independent of the species composition, influences grazing impact on primary production.
Severe gill damage is caused by the feeding activity of the copepod and this often leads to fish death [13].
e, Amalia-proof), and I finally brought the pieces together to have a happy and reproducing copepod population to work with.
4] application: in the week post-application, the proportion of copepod nauplii increased from 18 percent to 86 percent at PR and from 50 percent to 71 percent at F2R (Fig.
This year, Wenger has developed two new additions to the Zoo Bug family--a Mysis Shrimp and a Copepod,, each offered in clear patterns as well as in pinks, blacks, glows, and other hues.
Domination of early life stages of rotifers and copepods, especially those of copepod nauplii, within the plankton community resulted in the minimum individual weight values in early spring.