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Euphausia recurva

(Hansen, 1905)          

Shane Ovington (2014)



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References & Links

Brinton, E., (1975). Euphausiids of Southeast Asian Waters. Naga Report. Scientific Results of Marine Investigations of the South China Sea and the Gulf of Thailand 4(5): 1-287.

Brinton, E., Ohman, M. D., Townsend, A. W., Knight, M. D., & Bridgeman, A. L. (2000). Euphausiids of the World Ocean (World Biodiversity Database CD-ROM Series). Expert Center for Taxonomic Identification, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Dalpadado, P. (2006). Distribution and reproduction strategies of krill (Euphausiacea) on the Norwegian shelf. Polar Biology, 29(10), 849-859

Everson, I. (Ed.). (2008). Krill: biology, ecology and fisheries. John Wiley & Sons.

Ikeda, T. (1984). Development of the larvae of the Antarctic krill (< i> Euphausia superba</i> Dana) observed in the laboratory. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 75(2), 107-117.

Jarman, S. N., Nicol, S., Elliott, N. G., & McMinn, A. (2000). 28S rDNA evolution in the Eumalacostraca and the phylogenetic position of krill. Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, 17(1), 26-36.

Maas, A., & Waloszek, D. (2001). Larval development of Euphausia superba Dana, 1852 and a phylogenetic analysis of the Euphausiacea. Hydrobiologia, 448(1-3), 143-169.

Richter, S., & Scholtz, G. (2001). Phylogenetic analysis of the Malacostraca (Crustacea). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 39(3), 113-136.

Ruppert, E.E., Fox, R.S and Barnesm R.D 2004, Invertebrate Zoology: A FunctionalEvolutionary Approach, 7th edn, Brooks/Cole, Cenage Learning,California, USA.

Santora, J. A., Field, J. C., Schroeder, I. D., Sakuma, K. M., Wells, B. K., & Sydeman, W. J. (2012). Spatial ecology of krill, micronekton and top predators in the central California Current: Implications for defining ecologically important areas. Progress in Oceanography, 106, 154-174.

Soldevilla, F. L., & Soldevilla, I. J. L. (1991). A record of the euphausiid Thysanopoda monacantha Ortmann, 1893 from the coast of Tenerife (Canary Islands).

Taki, K. (2007). Seasonal changes in distribution and abundance of euphausiids in the coastal area of northeastern Japan. Fisheries Science, 73(3), 522-533.

Ullrich, B., Storch, V., & Marschall, H. P. (1991). Microscopic anatomy, functional morphology, and ultrastructure of the stomach of Euphausia superba Dana (Crustacea, Euphausiacea). Polar Biology, 11(3), 203-211.

Walther, G. R., Post, E., Convey, P., Menzel, A., Parmesan, C., Beebee, T. J & Bairlein, F. (2002). Ecological responses to recent climate change. Nature, 416(6879), 389-395. 

All Microscopy photos are original (Shane Ovington 2014)