Euphausia superba Dana, 1850

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaArthropodaMalacostracaEuphausiaceaEuphausiidaeEuphausia

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Full Name

Euphausia superba Dana, 1850

Common names

  • Antarctic krill eng
  • Antarctische krillgarnaal nld
  • Antarktischer Krill deu
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Taxonomic status

Accepted species

Habitat

Marine

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Classification

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kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Arthropoda
class
Malacostraca
order
Euphausiacea
family
Euphausiidae
genus
Euphausia
species
Euphausia superba
 
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Bibliography

Anon. (1993) Multilingual Illustrated Dictionary of Aquatic Animals and Plants: Fishing New Books and the Office for Official Publications of the European Communities

Antezana, T., N. Aguirre and R. Bustamante, 1976. Nuevo limite septentrional para el krill Antarctico [i]Euphausia superba[/i] Dana, en el Pacifico (Crustacea, zooplankton). Series Cientifico Instituto Antarctico Chileno 4: 47-51.[/p]

Baker, A. de C., B. P. Boden and E. Brinton, 1990. A practical guide to the euphausiids of the world. British Museum (Natural History), London. 96 pp.[/p]

Bargmann, H. E., 1937. The reproductive system of [i]Euphausia superba .[/i] "Discovery" Reports 14: 325-50.[/p]

Dana, J. D., 1850. Synopsis generum crustaceorum ordinis "Schizopoda". American Journal of Science (and Arts) 9: 129-133.[/p]

Guglielmo, L. and G. Costanzo, 1978. Diagnostic value of the thelycum in euphausiids. II. Oceanic species. Genus [i]Euphausia[/i] Dana, 1852. Archivio di Oceanografia e Limnologia 19: 143-155.[/p]

Hamner, W. M., 1984. Aspects of schooling in [i]Euphausia superba[/i] . Journal of Crustacean Biology 4: 67-74.[/p]

Hansen, H. J., 1913. Report on the Crustacea Schizopoda collected by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition 1901-1903. Copenhagen: 1-56.[/p]

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Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built.
View the primary source usage in Catalogue of Life.

Record history

This record was last modified on Apr 13, 2016.