Temora turbinata   (Dana,  1849) (Copepod)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Maxillopoda
Order:Calanoida
Family:Temoridae

Description
Size: Length 1.05-1.61 mm (female); 0.93-1.56 mm (male).

Female: Body widest at cephalosome, tapering anteriorly to urosome; last metasome segment rounded. Urosome 3-segmented; anal segment symmetrical, shorter in length than previous segment; furca almost symmetrical, very long and slender.

Male: Body shape similar to female; Urosome quite symmetrical; furca long and slender; thumb of claw is slender and gradually curved.


Synonym (s)
Calanus turbinatus Dana, 1849
Temora turbinata (Dana, 1849)
(Senior synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic, Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Porto Novo INDIA
• West Bengal, Sundarbans (Lat: 21.5) (Long: 88.17) INDIA
• Goa INDIA
• Gujarat INDIA
• Kerala, Off Trivandrum Coast INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram (Lat: 11.48) (Long: 79.77) INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mumbai Harbour (Lat: 13.18) (Long: 80.38) INDIA
• Maharashtra, Bassein Creek INDIA
• Maharashtra, Thane Creek INDIA
• Bay of Bengal INDIA (Record: 09/1997-08/1998)
• Tamil Nadu, Vellar Estuary (Lat: 11.48) (Long: 79.76) INDIA (Record: 09/1997-08/1998)
• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam INDIA
• Kerala, Kochi Backwaters INDIA (Record: 09/1968-06/1969)
• Goa, Terekhol Estuary (Lat: 15.72) (Long: 73.70) INDIA
• Karnataka, Gangavali Estuary (Lat: 15.58) (Long: 74.25) INDIA
• Kerala, Kayamkulam INDIA
• Kerala, Neendakara INDIA
• Kerala, Paravur INDIA
• Goa, Zuari estuary INDIA
• Off Gujarat INDIA (Depth: 50-150 mts)
• Off Goa INDIA (Depth: 50-150 mts)
• 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: 10 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)
• 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)
• Kerala, Kasargod INDIA (Record: 04/1988-05/1988)
• 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)
• 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, Agatti INDIA (Record: 20/04/1985-04/05/1985)
• Lakshadweep, Kalpeni INDIA (Record: 20/04/1985-04/05/1985)
• Goa, Mandovi and Zuari Estuary INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Vedaranyam (Lat: 10.27) (Long: 79.39) INDIA (Record: 10/2007-03/2010)
• Tamil Nadu, Vedaranyam (Lat: 10.82) (Long: 79.88) INDIA (Record: 10/2007-03/2010)
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA

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