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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuphausia superba Dana, 1850 
AphiaID: 236217

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 editorEuphausia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuphausia Dana, 1850
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuphausia antarctica Sars, 1883 (Synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuphausia australis (Synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuphausia glacialis (Synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuphausia murrayi Sars, 1883 (Synonym)
Sources  basis of record Siegel V, De Broyer C, Clarke A, Koubbi P, Pakhomov E, Scott F, Vanden Berghe W and Danis B (Editors). The SCAR-MarBIN Register of Antarctic Marine Species (RAMS): Euphausiacea, [date accessed]. World Wide Web electronic publication., available online at http://www.scarmarbin.be/ramseuphausiacea.php [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntarctic krill  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Southern Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntarctic Ocean [details]
Links Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo Antarctic Invertebrates 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (493 barcodes) 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (79 publications) 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo FAO Species fact sheets 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (7645 nucleotides; 878 proteins) 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Euphausid Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution depth in m: in summer usually 0 - 200 m, in winter down to 350 m; sometimes recorded as deep as 600 m; horizontal distribution: Antarctic, circumpolar south of Polar Front [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Euphausia superba
Euphausia superba
Euphausia superba
Euphausia superba
Euphausia superba
Euphausia superba
Krill (Euphausia superba)
Krill (Euphausia superba)
Krill (Euphausia superba)
Krill (Euphausia superba)
Euphausia superba
Euphausia superba
Euphausia superba
Euphausia superba
Euphausia superba
Euphausia superba
Euphausia superba
Euphausia superba
Euphausia superba
Euphausia superba
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:236217
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2007-01-08 09:37:03Z  created  Charbonneau, Danny
2010-03-02 17:11:18Z  checked  Siegel, Volker
  
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  Citation: Siegel, V. (2014). Euphausia superba Dana, 1850. 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=236217 on 2014-10-21
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