Copepoda


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Noun1.Copepoda - minute planktonic or parasitic crustaceans
class Crustacea, Crustacea - class of mandibulate arthropods including: lobsters; crabs; shrimps; woodlice; barnacles; decapods; water fleas
copepod, copepod crustacean - minute marine or freshwater crustaceans usually having six pairs of limbs on the thorax; some abundant in plankton and others parasitic on fish
genus Cyclops - copepod water fleas
Branchiura, order Branchiura - copepods with suctorial mouthparts; parasitic on fishes
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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Crangonidae Pink shrimp Pandalus eous Pandalidae Dungeness crab Cancer magister Cancridae Unidentified jellyfish Class Scyphozoa Dock shrimp Pandalus danae Pandalidae Unidentified copepod Subclass Copepoda Pacific glass shrimp Pasiphaea pacifica Pasiphaeidae Unidentified amphipod Order Gammeridea Unidentified Pandalid Pandalus sp.
Researchers can acquire information and techniques from some of the best copepodologists in the world at the International Workshop on Symbiotic Copepoda (IWOSC).
Rotifera, Cladocera, and Copepoda were present in all studied lakes with Cladocera having the leading role in the zooplankton.
Paratypes from field station 428-5 from leaf litter together with Dytiscidae, small Corixidae, Copepoda, Tubificidae, numerous Ceratopogonidae, Mysidacea and Macrobrachium (from field notes of E.
richardsoni Pomoxis annularis Mouth Bangham & Venard, 1942 Placobdella Trachemys scripta Skin Moore, parasitica and others 1898 Copepoda Achteres micropteri Micropterus Gills Venard, salmoides 1940 A.
Os resultados das análises qualitativa e quantitativa dos organismos zooplanctônicos, encontrados no concentrado alimentar, indicaram a presença de 50,46% de Cladocera, seguidos de Copepoda com 46,48% e Rotifera com 2,80% do total de indivíduos presentes (Figura 1).
2001 Komuniti Harpacticoida Copepoda di Telok Blungi, Lundu.
appendiculosus, hence there may be some taxonomic value in the distribution or presence/absence of sensilla as shown among the Copepoda (for example, Fleminger 1973).
The dry weight estimate of biomass in a selection of cladocera, copepoda and rotifera from the plankton, periphyton andbenthos of continental waters.
We sampled zooplankton (Cladocera, Copepoda, and Rotifera) from six mesotrophic lakes in southern Michigan and examined mean size, biomass, and abundance.