Pseudodiaptomus mertoni   Fruchtl,  1924 (Copepod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Maxillopoda

Size: Length 1 mm (male), 1.2 mm (female).

Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Pelagic, Estuarine


• Kerala, Kochi Backwaters (Lat: 9.97) (Long: 76.22) INDIA
• Kerala, Off Trivandrum Coast INDIA
• Goa, Mandovi and Zuari Estuary INDIA
• Kerala, Kochi Backwaters INDIA (Record: 07/1968-09/1968, 02/1969-06/1969)
• Kerala, KadinamKulam Estuary INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Madhupratap, M and P, Haridas (1975) Composition and variations in the abundance of zooplankton of backwaters from Cochin to Alleppey Indian Journal of Marine Sciences The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi in association with The Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi 4(1) 77-85 Available at - NIO, RC, Kochi
  • 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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Pillai, PP (1971) Studies on the estuarine copepods of India Journal of the marine biological association of India Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin, India 13(2) 162-172 Available at -
  • Nandan, SB and Azis, PKA (1994) Zooplankton of the retting zones in the Kadinam-Kulam estuary, Kerala Mahasagar 27(1) 59-65 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Goswami, SC (1982) Distribution and diversity of copepods in the Mandovi-Zuari estuarine system, Goa Indian journal of marine sciences Scientific Publishers 11 292-295 Available at - NIO, Goa

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