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Pseudocalanus in Svalbard waters : identification and distribution patterns of two sibling copepod species
(Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2008-11-05)
Marine copepods of the genus Pseudocalanus (Calanoida) are common in Svalbard waters as well as throughout the northern hemisphere. They contribute considerably to plankton biomass in addition to Calanus spp. and play an important role in the marine food web as a link between planktivores, such as fish larvae, and microalgae. Pseudocalanus consists of several sibling species, and two of them, ...