Euchirella curticauda   Giesbrecht,  1888 (Copepod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Maxillopoda

The normal number of spines in the row on the basal joint of the 4th leg is twelve or thirteen; The specimens exhibit a dichotomous branching of the setae of the furcal rami.

Synonym (s)
Euchirella curticauda A. Scott, 1909
Euchirella curticauda Wolfenden, 1911
Euchirella curticauda Lysholm and Nordgaard, 1921
Euchirella curticauda Sars, 1925
Euchirella curticauda Farran, 1926
Euchirella curticauda With, 1915

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Pelagic


• Bay of Bengal (Lat: 15) (Long: 90) INDIA
• INDIA (Record: 23-04-1924)
• Bay of Bengal INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Manakadan, R and Pittie, A (2002) Standardized english and scientific names of the Indian subcontinent-2002 Newsletter for Birdwatchers S. Sridhar 42 p 35
  • Madhupratap, M and Haridas, P (1986) Epipelagic calanoid copepods of the Northern Indian Ocean Copepod 105-117 Available at - NIO, RC Kochi
  • Rosamma, S (1984) Distribution of Calanoid Copepods in the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal Mahasagar-Bulletin of the National Institute of Oceanography 17(3) 161-171 Available at - NIO, RC Kochi
  • Sewell, RBS (1999) The copepoda of Indian seas Biotech Books, Delhi, India 407 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Sealifebase Available at -
  • 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
  • Marine Species Identification Portal Available at -

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