Canthocalanus pauper   (Giesbrecht,  1888) (Copepod)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Maxillopoda
Order:Calanoida
Family:Calanidae

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Female: A) dorsal; B) P1 endopod removed; C) P5; Male: D) body dorsal; E) P5

Description
Size: Length: female 1.30-1.60 mm; male 1.30-1.5 mm.

Female: Urosome is not as deeply inset into metasome. Head and pedigerous segment fused. Anterior cephalosome and posterior metasome rounded. Have a slightly asymmetrical last metasome segment. Urosome 4-segmented. Strong setae on furca.

Male: Exopodite no inner marginal spines; left endopodite with 2 terminal setae; left exopodite with elongated segments with long outer distal setae on segments 2 and 3.


Synonym (s)
Calanus pauper Giesbrecht, 1888
(Senior synonym)
Canthocalanus pauper (Giesbrecht, 1888)
(Senior synonym)
Calanus pauper A. Scott, 1909
Calanus pauper Wolfenden, 1911
Calanus pauper Pesta, 1912
Canthocalanus pauper Sewell, 1912
Calanus pauper Pesta, 1913
Canthocalanus pauper Sewell, 1913
Canthocalanus pauper Sewell, 1914
Canthocalanus pauper Fruchtl, 1924
Canthocalanus pauper Fruchtl, 1924
Calanus pauper Farran, 1929
Canthocalanus pauper var. plumulosus Sewell, 1912
Canthocalanus pauper var. plumulosus Sewell, 1914
Calanus pauper Giesbrecht, 1888

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic, Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Sundarbans (Lat: 21.5) (Long: 88.17) INDIA
• Goa INDIA
• Gujarat INDIA
• Kerala, Off Trivandrum Coast INDIA
• Maharashtra, Malad Creek (Lat: 20) (Long: 72) INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mumbai Harbour (Lat: 13.18) (Long: 80.38) INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mumbai Harbour INDIA
• Maharashtra, Thane Creek INDIA
• Maharashtra, Bassein Creek INDIA
• INDIA (Record: 1910-1925)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobar Islands INDIA (Record: 1910-1925)
• Arabian Sea (Record: 1910-1925)
• Red Sea (Record: 1910-1925)
• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam INDIA
• Maharashtra, Off Mumbai INDIA
• Maharashtra, Versova INDIA (Record: 05/1991-07/1992)
• Kerala, Kochi Backwaters INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Barren Island INDIA (Record: 04/2006)
• Bay of Bengal INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mahim INDIA
• Goa, Zuari estuary 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: 50 mts)
• Arabian Sea INDIA
• Orissa, Burhabalanga Estuary (Lat: 21.45) (Long: 87.06) INDIA (Record: 10/1991-08/1992)
• Southwest Coast INDIA (Record: 17/06/1987-10/07/1987)
• Kerala, Off Kochi (Lat: 10) (Long: 68.05) INDIA (Record: 14/11/1983-17/11/1983)
• Kerala, Off Kochi (Lat: 11.5) (Long: 73.11) INDIA (Record: 14/11/1983-17/11/1983)
• Arabian Sea (Lat: 16) (Long: 62) INDIA (Record: 12/09/1991-23/09/1991) (Depth: 200-500 mts)
• Arabian Sea (Lat: 23) (Long: 73) INDIA (Record: 12/09/1991-23/09/1991) (Depth: 200-500 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)
• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam INDIA (Record: 07/2008-12/2008)
• West Coast (Lat: 15) (Long: 69) INDIA (Record: 12/09/1986-26/09/1986)
• West Coast (Lat: 19) (Long: 73) INDIA (Record: 12/09/1986-26/09/1986)
• Andhra Pradesh, Lawsons Bay INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Kalpeni INDIA (Record: 20/04/1985-04/05/1985)
• Lakshadweep, Agatti INDIA (Record: 20/04/1985-04/05/1985)
• Goa, Mandovi and Zuari Estuary INDIA
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA

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