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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeganyctiphanes norvegica (M. Sars, 1857) 
AphiaID: 110690

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthropoda (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrustacea (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalacostraca (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEumalacostraca (Subclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEucarida (Superorder) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuphausiacea (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuphausiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeganyctiphanes (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeganyctiphanes Holt & Tattersall, 1905
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuphausia intermedia (Synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuphausia lanei Holt & Tattersall, 1905 (Synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeganyctiphanes calmani (Synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNyctiphanes norvegicus G.O. Sars, 1883 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThysanopoda norvegica (Synonym)
Sources  basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Euphausiacea, 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. 284 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorsk lyskrebs  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editornorthern krillChecked: verified by a taxonomic editornordic krillUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhorned krill  [details]
German Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNordischer Krill  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkrill  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Arctic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArctic Ocean [details]
Canada
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaguenay Fjord [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSt. Lawrence Estuary [details]
Hudson Strait
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHudson Strait [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone (inaccurate[details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 18 [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBranchiophryxus nyctiphanae Caullery, 1897 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (33 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (111 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (67 nucleotides; 53 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Euphausid Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordistribution depth in m: 100-400; horizontal distribution: boreal and arctic Atlantic, Mediterranean [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Arctic to Cape Hatteras [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Floating in open sea, found at depths of 0-500 m . [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction breeding centre in Gulf of Maine [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Sergestes (above) and Meganyctiphanes (below)
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Meganyctiphanes norvegica - horned krill
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Meganyctiphanes norvegica
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:110690
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2010-08-02 06:36:54Z  changed  Siegel, Volker
  
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  Citation: Siegel, V. (2014). Meganyctiphanes norvegica (M. Sars, 1857). In: Siegel, V. (Ed) (2014). World Euphausiacea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=110690 on 2014-10-22
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