Evadne tergestina   (Claus,  1864) (Water Flea)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Branchiopoda
Order:Diplostraca
Family:Podonidae

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Lateral view of sexual male

Description
Body ovoid, dorsally rounded, without spines; carapace with rows of pigment ‘cells’; two muscle bands in ‘V’ form.


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated

Biogeography


• Maharashtra, Kalavali Estuary (Lat: 16.25) (Long: 73.67) INDIA
• Karnataka, Gangavali Estuary (Lat: 15.58) (Long: 74.25) INDIA
• Maharashtra, Malvan (Lat: 16.07) (Long: 73.47) INDIA
• Goa, Terekhol Estuary (Lat: 15.72) (Long: 73.7) INDIA
• Orissa, Bahuda Estuary (Lat: 19.17) (Long: 84.33) INDIA
• Gujarat, Jakhau-Babber Creek INDIA
• Gujarat, Sangi-Kharo Creek INDIA
• Gujarat, Medi-Sinthodi Creek INDIA
• Karnataka, Netrani Island (Lat: 14.01) (Long: 74.32) INDIA (Record: 10/05/2006)
• 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, Ratnagiri INDIA
• Maharashtra, Vijaydurg INDIA
• Maharashtra, Devgarh INDIA
• Maharashtra, Vengurla INDIA
• 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)
• Kerala, Kochi Backwaters INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Dhargalkar, V and Ingole, B (2005) Survey of inventorization of coastal biodiversity at three estuarine sites along the central west coast of India 1 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Mishra, S and Panigrahy, RC (1999) Zooplankton ecology of the Bahuda estuary(Orissa), east coast of India Indian Journal of Marine Sciences CSIR, New Delhi 28 297-301 Available at - NIO, RC Kochi
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Saravanakumar, A; Rajkumar, M; Serebiah, JS and Thivakaran, GA (2007) Abundance and seasonal variations of zooplankton in the arid zone mangroves of Gulf of Kachch-Gujarat, Westcoast of India Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 10(20) 3525-3532 Available at - http://docsdrive.com/pdfs/ansinet/pjbs/2007/3525-3532.pdf
  • Zacharia, PU; Krishnakumar, PK; Dineshbabu, AP; Vijayakumaran, K; Rohit, P; Thomas, S; Sasikumar, G; Kaladharan, P; Durgekar, RN and Mohamed, KS (2008) Species assemblage in the coral reef ecosystem of Netrani Island off Karnataka along the southwest coast of India Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin, India 50(1) 87-97 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Zhong, Z (1989) Marine planktology Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg New York Tokyo 454 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Goswami, SC and Srivastava, Y (1996) Zooplankton standing stock, community structure and diversity in the northern Arabian Sea Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Scientific Results of FORV Sagar Sampada Department of Ocean Development, New Delhi, India 127-137p Available at - http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/2147
  • Santhakumari, V and Peter, KJ (1993) Relative abundance and diel variation of zooplankton from south west coast of India Journal of the Indian Fisheries Association Indian Fisheries Association 23 73-85 Available at - http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/2783
  • Goswami, SC; KrishnaKumari, L and Shrivastava, Y (2000) Diel variations in zooplankton and their biochemical composition from Vengurla to Ratnagiri, west coast of India Indian Journal of Marine Sciences NISCAIR, CSIR 29(3) 277-280 Available at - http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/464
  • Madhupratap, M; Nair, SRS; Haridas, P and Padmavati, G (1990) Response of zooplankton to physical changes in the environment: coastal upwelling along central west coast of India Journal of coastal research Coastal Education and Reserch Foundation 6 413-426 Available at - http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/2439
  • Silas, EG and Pillai, PP (1975) Dynamics of zooplankton in a tropical estuary (Cochin backwater), with a review on the plankton fauna of the environment 7(2) 329-355 Available at - NIO, Goa

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