Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 3427 specimens in 33 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 3319 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 5422.5
  Temperature range (°C): -1.901 - 26.032
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.040 - 44.713
  Salinity (PPS): 18.065 - 38.398
  Oxygen (ml/l): 0.223 - 8.585
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.052 - 3.284
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.833 - 175.641

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Depth range (m): 0 - 5422.5

Temperature range (°C): -1.901 - 26.032

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.040 - 44.713

Salinity (PPS): 18.065 - 38.398

Oxygen (ml/l): 0.223 - 8.585

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.052 - 3.284

Silicate (umol/l): 0.833 - 175.641
 
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Depth range based on 1 specimen in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 1 sample.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 600 - 600
  Temperature range (°C): -0.291 - -0.291
  Nitrate (umol/L): 31.026 - 31.026
  Salinity (PPS): 34.564 - 34.564
  Oxygen (ml/l): 5.319 - 5.319
  Phosphate (umol/l): 1.928 - 1.928
  Silicate (umol/l): 92.729 - 92.729
 
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Associations

Known predators

Euphausia ('Euphausia type') is prey of:
Chaetognatha
Medusae
Ctenophora

Based on studies in:
Pacific (Tropical)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • 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
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Known prey organisms

Euphausia ('Euphausia type') preys on:
detritus
phytoplankton
Appendicularia
Copepoda
Infusoria
Acartia
Calanus

Based on studies in:
Pacific (Tropical)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • 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
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
                                        
Specimen Records:668Public Records:639
Specimens with Sequences:664Public Species:21
Specimens with Barcodes:580Public BINs:24
Species:22         
Species With Barcodes:22         
          
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Barcode data

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Locations of barcode samples

Collection Sites: world map showing specimen collection locations for Euphausia

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Wikipedia

Euphausia

Euphausia is the largest genus of krill, and is placed in the family Euphausiidae. There are 31 species known in this genus, including Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) and ice krill (Euphausia crystallorophias) from the Southern Ocean, and North Pacific krill (Euphausia pacifica) in the Pacific Ocean.[1]

References

  1. ^ Volker Siegel (2011). "Euphausia Dana, 1850". In V. Siegel. World Euphausiacea database. World Register of Marine Species. http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=110673. Retrieved October 3, 2011.
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