Overview

Brief Summary

The tanaids are distributed worldwide and are abundant in marine and brackish waters. In addition, they may be involved from the muddy substrate to stems and roots of aquatic macrophytes. Tanaidae family has 19 genera and 72 species.

  • Drumm, D., R. Heard, & K. Larsen. 2006, August 29. Tanaidacea Web Site. Accessed on 07 ago. 2012.
  • LARSEN, K 2002. Crustacea. An information retrieval system for crustaceans of the world. Tanaidacea: Families. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 27 nov. 2009.
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 Os tanaídeos têm distribuição mundial e são abundantes em águas marinhas e salobras. Além disso, podem estar associados desde o substrato lamoso até talos e raízes de macrofitas aquáticas. A familia Tanaidae possui 19 generos e 72 espécies.

  • Drumm, D., R. Heard, & K. Larsen. 2006, August 29. Tanaidacea Web Site. Accessed on 07 ago. 2012.
  • LARSEN, K 2002. Crustacea. An information retrieval system for crustaceans of the world. Tanaidacea: Families. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 27 nov. 2009.
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Ecology

Associations

Known predators

Tanaidae (amphipods/isopods/tanaids/pycnogonids) is prey of:
Actinopterygii
organic stuff
Gobiidae
Decapoda
Stomatopoda
Anomura
Gastropoda
Priapula
Polychaeta
Ophiuroidea

Based on studies in:
Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico-Virgin Islands shelf (Reef)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • Opitz S (1996) Trophic interactions in Caribbean coral reefs. ICLARM Tech Rep 43, Manila, Philippines
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Known prey organisms

Tanaidae (amphipods/isopods/tanaids/pycnogonids) preys on:
Carangidae
Actinopterygii
Hemiramphidae
decomposers/microfauna
phytoplankton
organic stuff
Ectoprocta
Cirripedia
Ascidia
Porifera
Cnidaria
Anthozoa

Based on studies in:
Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico-Virgin Islands shelf (Reef)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • Opitz S (1996) Trophic interactions in Caribbean coral reefs. ICLARM Tech Rep 43, Manila, Philippines
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:19
Specimens with Sequences:10
Specimens with Barcodes:9
Species:3
Species With Barcodes:2
Public Records:2
Public Species:2
Public BINs:2
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