Euchaeta marina   (Prestandrea,  1833) (Copepod)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Maxillopoda
Order:Calanoida
Family:Euchaetidae

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Dorsal view of female

Description
Size: Length female 3.8 mm, male 3.5 mm.

Body hairy; genital somite of female with slight process on the right side; the second outer marginal spine of third exopod of the second leg extending beyond the distal end of the third one; the second exopod of the left fifth leg in the male with a spade-like process bearing a denticulated distal margin.


Synonym (s)
Euchaeta marina A. Scott, 1909
Euchaeta marina Wolfenden, 1911
Euchaeta marina T. Scott 1912
Euchaeta marina Pesta, 1912
Euchaeta marina Sewell, 1912
Euchaeta marina Pesta, 1913
Euchaeta marina Sewell, 1913
Euchaeta marina Sewell, 1914
Euchaeta marina Brady, 1915
Euchaeta marina Fruchtl, 1924
Euchaeta marina Sars, 1925
Euchaeta marina Farran, 1929
Euchaeta marina (Prestandrea, 1833)
(Senior synonym)
Cyclops marinus Prestandrea, 1833
Euchaeta atlantica Lubbock, 1856
Euchaeta communis Dana, 1849
Euchaeta prestandreae Philippi, 1843

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic, Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Sundarbans (Lat: 21.5) (Long: 88.17) INDIA
• Bay of Bengal (Lat: 15) (Long: 90) INDIA
• Lakshadweep INDIA
• Kerala, Off Trivandrum Coast INDIA
• Gujarat, Jakhau-Babber Creek INDIA
• Gujarat, Sangi-Kharo Creek INDIA
• Gujarat, Medi-Sinthodi Creek INDIA
• INDIA
• Gujarat, Saurashtra Coast (Lat: 20.84) (Long: 68.83) INDIA
• Gujarat, Saurashtra Coast (Lat: 22.50) (Long: 70.33) INDIA
• Goa, Off Aguada INDIA (Depth: 25 mts)
• Maharashtra, Mumbai Harbour (Lat: 18.70) (Long: 72.85) INDIA (Record: 09/1984-11/1985) (Depth: 2.5-14 mts)
• Maharashtra, Dharamtar Creek (Lat: 18.86) (Long: 73.02) INDIA (Record: 09/1984-11/1985) (Depth: 2.5-14 mts)
• South East Coast INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Lawsons Bay INDIA
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA

Literature Source(s)
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