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Microcalanus pygmaeus is a species of copepods in the family Clausocalanidae. They are found in marine habitat. They are omnivores. Individuals can grow to 1.12 mm. They are broadcast spawners.

  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
  • Definition: An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Microcalanus pygmaeus (Sars G. O. 1900). View this species on GBIF