euphausiacean

euphausiacean

(juːˌfɔːzɪˈeɪʃən)
n
(Zoology) a member of the Euphausiacea order of small shrimplike crustaceans
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The abundant later developmental stages of copepods and euphausiaceans in this area will later move to the Weddell Sea.
On the eastern coast, a divergence occurring at the latitude of Halley Bay separates the communities of the north and south of the platform, which are both dominated by the larval stages of more coastal species of copepods and euphausiaceans.
The zooplankton of the Ross Sea is dominated by copepods, although there are also many pteropods, euphausiaceans, ostracods, polychaetes, and radiolarians.