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6.9. Southern Ocean Euphausiids

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Cuzin-Roudy, J and Irisson, J-O and Penot, F and Kawaguchi, S and Vallet, C, 6.9. Southern Ocean Euphausiids, Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean, Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research, C de Broyer and P Koubbi (ed), Cambridge, United Kingdom, pp. 309-320. ISBN 978-0-948277-28-3 (2014) [Other Book Chapter]


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Abstract

With 85 species, they are the major family of the order Euphausiacea (86 species). Known since ancient times to be present with baleen whales in Atlantic ocean and Mediterranean Sea (Pliny’s Naturalis Historiae, circa AD 77-79), they were named "krill" (whale food) by Nordic whalers.

Item Details

Item Type:Other Book Chapter
Keywords:Southern Ocean Euphausiids, Crustacea, Euphausiacea
Research Division:Biological Sciences
Research Group:Ecology
Research Field:Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Objective Field:Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Author:Kawaguchi, S (Dr So Kawaguchi)
ID Code:98210
Year Published:2014
Deposited By:CRC-Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems
Deposited On:2015-02-05
Last Modified:2015-06-10
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