Calanoid copepods of the International Indian Ocean Expedition

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dc.contributor.author Stephen, R.
dc.contributor.author Devi, K.S.
dc.contributor.author Meenakshikunjamma, P.P.
dc.contributor.author Gopalakrishnan, T.C.
dc.contributor.author Saraswathy, M.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-05-08T08:49:10Z
dc.date.available 2009-05-08T08:49:10Z
dc.date.issued 1992
dc.identifier.citation Oceanography of the Indian Ocean. Ed. by: Desai, B.N., 143-156p.
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/2928
dc.description.abstract The distribution of calanoid copepods is discussed based on the subsorted taxa of the International Indian Ocean Expedition samples. Of the 32 calanoid taxa only 17 groups were considered as significant components. The family Eycalanidae was the most abundant group contributing to 31.09% of the population. Genus Pleuromamma and family Euchaetidae constituted 15% and 13% respectively. Among the more rare taxa, Tortanus was observed in the Bay of Bengal, Pseudodiaptomidae were totally confined to the NW Indian Ocean, and Metridia was predominant near South Africa. Calanoides occured very scattered, with some large catches off Java and Oman, upwelling areas during the summer monsoon. High densities of all the major groups were encountered in the equatorial and northern Indian Ocean, especially in the productive areas
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Oxford and IBH, New Delhi
dc.rights Copyright [1992]. All efforts have been made to respect the copyright to the best of our knowledge. Inadvertent omissions, if brought to our notice, stand for correction and withdrawal of document from this repository.
dc.title Calanoid copepods of the International Indian Ocean Expedition
dc.type Conference Article


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