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Calanidae

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Calanidae is the largest taxonomic family of calanoid copepods. It includes the genus Calanus, which may be the most abundant metazoan genus on Earth.

Copepods of the genera Calanus and Neocalanus are ecologically important in the Arctic and subarctic regions of the world's oceans.[2]

References

  1. ^ Boxshall, G. (2004). "Calanidae Dana, 1849". World of Copepods database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 6 December 2016.
  2. ^ Conover, R. J. (1988). "Comparative life histories in the genera Calanus and Neocalanus in high latitudes of the northern hemisphere". Hydrobiologia. 167–168 (1): 127–142. doi:10.1007/BF00026299.

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Calanidae: Brief Summary

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Calanidae is the largest taxonomic family of calanoid copepods. It includes the genus Calanus, which may be the most abundant metazoan genus on Earth.

Copepods of the genera Calanus and Neocalanus are ecologically important in the Arctic and subarctic regions of the world's oceans.

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