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Euphausia superba Dana, 1850 
AphiaID: 236217

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Eucarida (Superorder) > Euphausiacea (Order) > Euphausiidae (Family) > Euphausia (Genus)
Status accepted
Record
status
 Checked by Taxonomic Editor
Rank Species
Parent Euphausia Dana, 1850
Synonymised
taxa
  Euphausia antarctica Sars, 1883 (Synonym)
Euphausia australis (Synonym)
Euphausia glacialis (Synonym)
Euphausia murrayi Sars, 1883 (Synonym)
Sources  basis of record: Siegel V, De Broyer C, Clarke A, Koubbi P, Pakhomov E, Scott F, Vanden Berghe W and Danis B (Editors). The SCAR-MarBIN Register of Antarctic Marine Species (RAMS): Euphausiacea, [date accessed]. World Wide Web electronic publication., available online at http://www.scarmarbin.be/ramseuphausiacea.php [details]

additional source: Fisher W. & Hureau J-C. (1985). FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Southern Ocean (Fishing areas 48,58 and 88) (CCAMLR Convention Area). FAO, Rome, 233-471. [details]

additional source: BOLTOVSKOY D. (Ed.). 1999. South Atlantic Zooplankton 2 vol.. Backhuys Publishers. Leiden. 1706 pp. [details]

additional source: Mauchline, J. and Fisher, L.R. (1969) The Biology of Euphausiids. Advances in Marine Biology 7: 1-454 [details]

additional source: John DD (1936) The southern species of the genus Euphausia. Discovery Reports 14: 193-324 [details]

additional source: Mackintosh, N. A. (1973). "Distribution of post-larval krill in the Antarctic." Discovery Reports 36: 95-156. [details]

additional source: Baker AdeC, Boden BP, Brinton E (1990) A Practical Guide to the Euphausiids of the World. London : Natural History Museum Publications, 1989 [details]

additional source: Brinton E, Ohman MD, Townsend AW, Knight MD, Bridgeman AL (2000) Euphausiids of the world ocean. ETI World Biodiversity database CD ROM Series. Springer Publ. Heidelberg [details]

from synonym: Sars, G.O. (1883) Preliminary notices on the Schizopoda of H.M.S. "Challenger" expedition. Forh. Vidensk. Selsk. Krist. No.7: 1-43 [details] [view taxon]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Antarctic krill  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution Antarctic Ocean [details]
Links To Antarctic Invertebrates
To Barcode of Life (492 barcodes)
To Biodiversity Heritage Library (72 publications)
To Encyclopedia of Life
To GenBank
To Marine Species Identification Portal
To Marine Species Identification Portal
To ITIS
Note  distribution: depth in m: 0 - 200; horizontal distribution: Antarctic, circumpolar south of Polar Front [details]
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Euphausia superba
Euphausia superba
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Euphausia superba
Euphausia superba
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Euphausia superba
Euphausia superba
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Krill (Euphausia superba)
Krill (Euphausia superba)
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Krill (Euphausia superba)
Krill (Euphausia superba)
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Amazing Diversity. Marine life of Antarctica - From the surface to the abyssal plain.
Amazing Diversity. Marine life of Antarctica - From the surface to the abyssal plain.
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Euphausia superba
Euphausia superba
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Euphausia superba
Euphausia superba
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Hansen (1908, plaat 1)
Hansen (1908, plaat 1)
added on 2009-08-19 - author: H. J. Hansen
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Euphausia superba
Euphausia superba
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:236217
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2007-01-08 09:37:03Z  created  Charbonneau, Danny
2010-03-02 17:11:18Z  checked  Siegel, Volker
  
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  Citation: Siegel, V. (2010). Euphausia superba Dana, 1850. In: Siegel, V. (Ed) (2010). World Euphausiacea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=236217 on 2011-05-24
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