WoRMS taxon details

Euphausia superba Dana, 1850

236217  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:236217)

accepted
Species
Euphausia antarctica G.O. Sars, 1883 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Euphausia australis Hodgson, 1902 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Euphausia glacialis Hodgson, 1902 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Euphausia murrayi G.O. Sars, 1883 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Dana, J.D. (1850). Synopsis generum crustaceorum ordinis "Schizopoda". <em>American Journal of Science and Arts, ser. 2.</em> 9: 129-133., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27757436 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Distribution depth in m: in summer usually 0 - 200 m, in winter down to 350 m; sometimes recorded as deep as 600 m; horizontal...  
Distribution 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]
Siegel, V.; De Grave, S. (Ed) (2024). World Euphausiacea Database. Euphausia superba Dana, 1850. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=236217 on 2024-04-23
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original description Dana, J.D. (1850). Synopsis generum crustaceorum ordinis "Schizopoda". <em>American Journal of Science and Arts, ser. 2.</em> 9: 129-133., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27757436 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Euphausia murrayi G.O. Sars, 1883) Sars, G.O. (1883). Preliminary notices on the Schizopoda of H.M.S. Challenger Expedition. <em>Forhandlinger i Videnskabs-Selskabet i Christiania.</em> 1883: 7: 1-43. (look up in IMIS[details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Euphausia antarctica G.O. Sars, 1883) Sars, G.O. (1883). Preliminary notices on the Schizopoda of H.M.S. Challenger Expedition. <em>Forhandlinger i Videnskabs-Selskabet i Christiania.</em> 1883: 7: 1-43. (look up in IMIS[details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Euphausia glacialis Hodgson, 1902) Hodgson, T.V. (1902). XI. Crustacea. Report on the Collections of Natural History made in the Antarctic regions during the Voyage of the "Southern Cross". British Museum (Natural History), London., pp. 228-261. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12554192 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Euphausia australis Hodgson, 1902) Hodgson, T.V. (1902). XI. Crustacea. Report on the Collections of Natural History made in the Antarctic regions during the Voyage of the "Southern Cross". British Museum (Natural History), London., pp. 228-261. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12554192 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

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 https://www.marinespecies.org/rams/ramseuphausiacea.php [details]   

additional source John D.D. (1937). The Southern species of the genus Euphausia. Discovery Reports, 14, 195-321. [details]   

additional source Fisher W. & Hureau J-C. (1985). FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Southern Ocean (Fishing areas 48,58 and 88) (CCAMLR Convention Area). FAO, Rome, 233-471. [details]   

additional source Boltovskoy D. (Ed.). (1999). South Atlantic Zooplankton 2 vol. Backhuys Publishers. Leiden. 1706 pp. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Mauchline, J. and Fisher, L.R. (1969) The Biology of Euphausiids. Advances in Marine Biology 7: 1-454 [details]   

additional source Mackintosh, N. A. (1973). "Distribution of post-larval krill in the Antarctic." Discovery Reports 36: 95-156. [details]   

additional source Baker AdeC, Boden BP, Brinton E (1990) A Practical Guide to the Euphausiids of the World. London : Natural History Museum Publications, 1989 [details]   

additional source Brinton E, Ohman MD, Townsend AW, Knight MD, Bridgeman AL (2000) Euphausiids of the world ocean. ETI World Biodiversity database CD ROM Series. Springer Publ. Heidelberg [details]   
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From editor or global species database
Distribution 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]
LanguageName 
Dutch Antarctisch krill  [details]
English Antarctic krill  [details]
French krill antarctique  [details]
German Antarktischer Krill  [details]