Euphausia pacifica


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Noun1.Euphausia pacifica - food for jellyfish
Euphausiacea, order Euphausiacea - small commonly luminescent crustaceans; important element of marine plankton: krill
krill - shrimp-like planktonic crustaceans; major source of food for e.g. baleen whales
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Seasonal and regional change in vertical distribution and diel vertical migration of four euphausiid species (Euphausia pacifica, Thysanoessa inspinata, T.
Percent occurrence of 84 prey items was tallied (Table 2), of which 92% were of 2 species of euphausiid shrimp, Thysanoessa spinifera (16%) and Euphausia pacifica (76%).
0.1 <0.1 Calanoida (generalized form) 0.5 0.3 Calanoida (specialized form) 0.1 0.1 Unidentified Calanoida 0.9 0.3 Unidentified Copepoda 0.1 0.1 Chaetognatha 23.9 10.8 Parasagitta elegens 23.8 10.7 Unidentified Chaetognatha 0.1 0.1 Amphipoda 4.6 2.5 Hyperia medusarum 0.8 0.9 Themisto pacifica 2.5 0.9 Unidentified Hyperiidae 0.4 0.5 Unidentified Physocephalata <0.1 <0.1 Unidentified Hyperiidea 0.7 0.2 Unidentified Amphipoda 0.1 <0.1 Euphausiacea 0.5 0.9 Euphausia pacifica <0.1 0.4 Thysanoessa sp.