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6.9. Southern Ocean Euphausiids


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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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.

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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:Environmental Management
Objective Group:Management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Objective Field:Biodiversity in Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
UTAS 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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