Oithona brevicornis brevicornis   Giesbrecht,  1891 (Copepod)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Maxillopoda
Order:Cyclopoida
Family:Oithonidae

Description

Synonym (s)
Oithona brevicornis Giesbrecht, 1891
(alternate representation)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine

Biogeography


• Maharashtra, Malvan (Lat: 16.07) (Long: 73.47) INDIA
• Karnataka, Gangavali Estuary (Lat: 15.58) (Long: 74.25) INDIA
• Kerala, Off Alleppey (Lat: 9.42) (Long: 76.5) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram (Lat: 11.48) (Long: 79.77) INDIA
• Gujarat, Jakhau-Babber Creek INDIA (Record: 2007)
• Gujarat, Sangi-Kharo Creek INDIA (Record: 2007)
• Gujarat, Medi-Sinthodi Creek INDIA (Record: 2007)
• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram Mangrove INDIA (Record: 00/04/1980-00/03/1982)
• Tamil Nadu, Adyar Estuary (Lat: 13.01) (Long: 80.28) INDIA (Record: 04/1998-03/1999)
• Bay of Bengal INDIA (Record: 09/1997-08/1998)
• Tamil Nadu, Vellar Estuary (Lat: 11.48) (Long: 79.76) INDIA (Record: 09/1997-08/1998)
• 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)

Literature Source(s)
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  • 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

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