calanus hyperboreus

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calanus hyperboreusCalanus hyperboreus

Scientific name: Calanus hyperboreus (Kroyer, 1838)
Popular names: ?
Danish name: ?

Order: Calanidae

Distribution: Arctic ocean
Depth: Surface water (summer), below 500 m (winter)
Max. size: ~ 1 cm (total length)

Description


The largest, most abundant grazing copepod of the Arctic

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The largest, most abundant grazing copepod of the Arctic