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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMertensia ovum (Fabricius, 1780) 
AphiaID: 106377

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenophora (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTentaculata (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTyphlocoela (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCydippida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMertensiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMertensia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMertensia ovum (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMertensia Lesson, 1830
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMertensia cucullus L. Agassiz, 1860 (Synonym)
Sources  basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Ctenophora, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 122-123 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Norwegian BokmÃ¥l Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorarktiskammanet  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorarktiskammanet  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Arctic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArctic Ocean [details]
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (3 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (3 nucleotides; 0 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Ctenophora Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet predaceous on fish fry, copepods, and other small organisms of zooplankton [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat pelagic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance ecological importance in reducing the number of fish fry, copepods, and other small organisms of the zooplankton (form swarms) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction hermaphroditic, fertilization is external [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:106377
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-01-04 16:28:44Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2011-02-09 12:41:24Z  checked  Mills, Claudia
  
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  Citation: Mills, C. (2014). Mertensia ovum (Fabricius, 1780). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=106377 on 2014-12-20
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