Pleuromamma xiphias   (Giesbrecht,  1889) (Copepod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Maxillopoda
Order:Calanoida
Family:Metridinidae

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Description

Synonym (s)
Pleuromamma xiphias A. Scott, 1909
Pleuromamma xiphias Wolfenden, 1911
Pleuromamma xiphias Sars, 1925
Pleuromamma xiphias Farran, 1926
Pleuromamma xiphias Farran, 1929
Pleuromma xiphias Giesbrecht, 1889

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal

Biogeography


• Bay of Bengal INDIA (Record: 21/10/1911)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Barren Island INDIA (Record: 04/2006)
• Southwest Coast INDIA (Record: 17/06/1987-10/07/1987)
• Kerala, Off Kochi (Lat: 10) (Long: 68.05) INDIA (Record: 14/11/1983-17/11/1983)
• Kerala, Off Kochi (Lat: 11.5) (Long: 73.11) INDIA (Record: 14/11/1983-17/11/1983)
• Bay of Bengal (Lat: 7.35) (Long: 85.12) INDIA (Record: 21/10/1911)
• Bay of Bengal (Lat: 7.61) (Long: 84.31) INDIA (Record: 21/04/1912)
• Indian Ocean (Lat: 5.93) (Long: 76.36) (Record: 23/04/1924)

Literature Source(s)
  • 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 - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Pillai, HUK; Jayaraj, KA; Rafeeq, M; Jayalakshmi, KJ and Revichandran, C Mesozooplankton distribution near an active volcanic island in the Andaman Sea (Barren Island) Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Springer Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10661-010-1579-0
  • 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
  • Madhupratap, M; Haridas, P; Ramaiah, N and Achuthankutty, CT (1992) Zooplankton of the southwest coast of India: abundance, composition, temporal and spatial variability in 1987 Oceanography of the Indian Ocean Oxford and IBH, New Delhi 99-112 p Available at - http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/2959
  • Madhupratap, M and Haridas, P (1990) Zooplankton, especially calanoid copepods, in the upper 1000m of the south-east Arabian Sea Journal of Plankton Research Oxford University Press 12 305-321 Available at - http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/2432

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