Eucalanus crassus   Giesbrecht,  1888 (Copepod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Maxillopoda
Order:Calanoida
Family:Eucalanidae

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Female: a. habitus(dorsal), a'. idem

Description
Size: Length female 3 mm; male 2.5 mm.


Synonym (s)
Eucalanus crassus A. Scott, 1909
Eucalanus crassus T. Scott, 1912
Eucalanus crassus Sewell, 1912
Eucalanus crassus Sewell, 1913
Eucalanus crassus Sewell, 1914
Eucalanus crassus With, 1915
Eucalanus crassus Sars, 1925
Eucalanus crassus Farran, 1926
Eucalanus crassus Farran, 1929
Eucalanus crassus Giesbrecht, 1888
(Senior synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic

Biogeography


• Maharashtra, Bassein Creek INDIA
• Maharashtra, Thane Creek INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mumbai Harbour INDIA
• Gujarat, Jakhau-Babber Creek INDIA
• Gujarat, Medi-Sinthodi Creek INDIA
• Gujarat, Sangi-Kharo Creek INDIA
• INDIA (Record: 1910-1925)
• MYANMAR (Record: 1910-1925)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobar Islands INDIA (Record: 1913)
• SRI LANKA (Record: 1903)
• Gulf of Aden (Record: 1904)
• Red Sea (Record: 1904)
• MALDIVES (Record: 1906)
• Kerala, Off Trivandrum Coast INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Lawsons Bay 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)

Literature Source(s)
  • Ramaiah, N and Nair, VR (1997) Distribution and abundance of copepods in the pollution gradient zones of Bombay Harbour-Thana creek-Bassein creek, west coast of India Indian Journal of Marine Sciences 26 20-25 Available at - http://drs.nio.org/drs/bitstream/2264/1992/2/I_J_Mar_Sci_26_20.pdf
  • 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
  • Sewell, RBS (1999) The copepoda of Indian seas Biotech Books, Delhi, India 407 pp 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
  • 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
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • Ganapati, PN and Shanthakumari, K (1961) The systematics and distribution of planktonic copepods in the Lawson's bay, Waltair Journal of the marine biological association of India The marine biological association of India 3(1&2) 6-18 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Manikannan, R; Asokan, S and Ali, AHMS (2011) Studies on species composition of plankton in the great Vedaranyam swamp of the Point Calimere wildlife sanctuary, Tamil Nadu, India World Journal of Fish and Marine Sciences IDOSI 3(4) 283-289 Available at - http://www.idosi.org/wjfms/wjfms3(4)11/4.pdf

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