Calanopia aurivilli   Cleve,  1901 (Copepod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Maxillopoda
Order:Calanoida
Family:Pontellidae

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Description
Length: 1.1-1.2 mm (female); 1.05-1.1 mm (male)

Body is ellipsoid. In females, cephalon is without lateral hook and prosome is produced posteriorly into an acute process. Urosome is 2-segmented, genital segment shorter than anal segment. In males, the cephalon is without a hook. Urosome is 5-segmented and naked.


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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic, Coastal

Biogeography


• Kerala, Off Trivandrum Coast INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Bay of Bengal INDIA
• Gujarat, Saurashtra Coast (Lat: 20.84) (Long: 68.83) INDIA
• Gujarat, Saurashtra Coast (Lat: 22.50) (Long: 70.33) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • (2001) Sanctuary Asia natural history species: Species checklist: Birds Sanctuary Asia Sanctuary Magazine Available at - http://www.sanctuaryasia.com/resources/speciechklist/bird.php
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  • Saraswathy, M (1966) Pelagic Copepods from the inshore waters Off Trivandrum Coast Proceedings of Symposium on Crustacea Marine Biological Association of India, Mandapam Camp Part-I 74-106 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Ummerkutty, ANP (1965) Observations on the breeding and seasonal abundance of ten species of planktonic copepods of the Gulf of Mannar Symposium on Crustacea Marine Biological Association of India, Mandapam Camp part II 685-697 Available at - Library, CASMB, Parangipettai
  • Othman, BHS and Toda, T (2006) Pontellid copepods from Singapore Coastal Marine Science 30(1) 305-319
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Fernandes, V (2008) The effect of semi-permanent eddies on the distribution of mesozooplankton in the central Bay of Bengal Journal of Marine Research Sears Foundation for Marine Research 66 465–488 Available at - NIO,Goa
  • Patel, MI (1975) Pelagic copepods from the inshore waters off Saurashtra Coast. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 17(3) 658-663 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Razouls, C; Bovee, F; Kouwenberg, J and Desreumaux, N Diversity and geographic distribution of marine planktonic copepods Available at - http://copepodes.obs-banyuls.fr/en/index.php
  • Jitlang, I; Pattarajinda, S; Mishra, R and Wongrat, L (2007) Composition, Abundance and Distribution of Zooplankton in the Bay of Bengal The Ecosystem-Based Fishery Management in the Bay of Bengal 65-92 Available at - http://map.seafdec.org/downloads/BIMSTEC/010-Zooplankton-Issaporn.pdf

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