Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 53501 specimens in 15 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 44441 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 5000
  Temperature range (°C): -1.899 - 28.510
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.000 - 45.446
  Salinity (PPS): 17.095 - 38.445
  Oxygen (ml/l): 0.109 - 9.323
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.048 - 3.258
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.648 - 180.924

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 5000

Temperature range (°C): -1.899 - 28.510

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.000 - 45.446

Salinity (PPS): 17.095 - 38.445

Oxygen (ml/l): 0.109 - 9.323

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.048 - 3.258

Silicate (umol/l): 0.648 - 180.924
 
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Associations

Known predators

Calanus (Calanus sp.) is prey of:
secondary carnivores
tertiary carnivores
Acartia
Oithona-Oncaea type
Calanus
Euchaeta
Centropages
Amphipoda
Euphausia
Chaetognatha
Medusae
Ctenophora
invertebrate predators
Actinopterygii
Pteropods
Copepoda
other worms
Anthozoa
Cnidaria
Crangon
Mysidae
Pandalidae
Decapoda
Urochordata
Ammodytes marinus
Clupea harengus
Alosa pseudoharengus
Scomber
Peprilus triacanthus
Actinonaias ellipsiformis
Tridonta arctica
Odontoceti

Based on studies in:
unknown: Black Sea (Marine)
Pacific (Tropical)
unknown (Marine, Pelagic)
USA, Northeastern US contintental shelf (Coastal)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • T. S. Petipa, E. V. Pavlova, G. N. Mironov, The food web structure, utilization transport of energy by trophic levels in the planktonic communities. In: Marine Food Chains, J. H. Steele, Ed. (Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh, 1970), 142-167, from p. 154.
  • T. S. Petipa, E. V. Pavlova, G. N. Mironov, The food web structure, utilization transport of energy by trophic levels in the planktonic communities. In: Marine Food Chains, J. H. Steele, Ed. (Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh, 1970), 142-167 from p. 155.
  • T. S. Petipa, Trophic relationships in communities and the functioning of marine ecosystems: I. Studies in trophic relationships in pelagic communities of the southern seas of the USSR and in the tropical Pacific. In: Marine Production Mechanisms, M. J. D
  • M. R. Landry, A review of important concepts in the trophic organization of pelagic ecosystems, Helgolander wiss. Meeresunters. 30:8-17, from p. 12 (1977).
  • Link J (2002) Does food web theory work for marine ecosystems? Mar Ecol Prog Ser 230:1–9
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Known prey organisms

Calanus (Calanus sp.) preys on:
detritus
phytoplankton
saprophagous plankton
bacteria
Copepoda
Appendicularia
Infusoria
Radiolaria
Calanus
Oithona-Oncaea type
Dinoflagellata
Bacillariophyta
ciliates and nauplii

Based on studies in:
unknown: Black Sea (Marine)
Pacific (Tropical)
unknown (Marine, Pelagic)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • T. S. Petipa, E. V. Pavlova, G. N. Mironov, The food web structure, utilization transport of energy by trophic levels in the planktonic communities. In: Marine Food Chains, J. H. Steele, Ed. (Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh, 1970), 142-167, from p. 154.
  • T. S. Petipa, E. V. Pavlova, G. N. Mironov, The food web structure, utilization transport of energy by trophic levels in the planktonic communities. In: Marine Food Chains, J. H. Steele, Ed. (Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh, 1970), 142-167 from p. 155.
  • T. S. Petipa, Trophic relationships in communities and the functioning of marine ecosystems: I. Studies in trophic relationships in pelagic communities of the southern seas of the USSR and in the tropical Pacific. In: Marine Production Mechanisms, M. J. D
  • M. R. Landry, A review of important concepts in the trophic organization of pelagic ecosystems, Helgolander wiss. Meeresunters. 30:8-17, from p. 12 (1977).
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:663
Specimens with Sequences:554
Specimens with Barcodes:531
Species:12
Species With Barcodes:11
Public Records:472
Public Species:11
Public BINs:10
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Wikipedia

Calanus

Calanus is a genus of marine copepod in the family Calanidae (Order Calanoida). The genus was split in 1974, with some species being placed in a new genus, Neocalanus. The following species are recognised:[1]

References[edit source | edit]

  1. ^ a b T. Chad Walter & Geoff Boxshall (2011). "Calanus". In T. Chad Walter & Geoff Boxshall. World Copepoda database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved February 26, 2011. 


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