Distribution and taxonomy of zooplankton in the Alboran Sea and adjacent western Mediterranean : a literature survey and field guide
Madin, Laurence P.
MetadataShow full item record
This a survey of literature records for occurrence and taxonomy of zooplankton in the Western Mediterranean, with particular emphasis on the Alboran Sea. It is intended to give a general background on the fauna, and facilitate identification of specimens collected or observed. A description of the hydrography of the Alboran Sea is followed by a general account of zooplankton biomass distribution, and more detailed lists of the occurrence of 361 species of medusae, siphonophores, ctenophores, worms, tunicates and crustaceans in 7 regions of the Western Mediterranean. Bioluminescent properties of the organisms are indicated where known. An illustrated taxonomic guide provides capsule descriptions and illustrations of 254 of the listed species.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Bringing dark data into the light : a case study of the recovery of Northwestern Atlantic zooplankton data collected in the 1970s and 1980s Wiebe, Peter H.; Allison, M. Dickson (Elsevier, 2015-04-06)Data generated as a result of publicly funded research in the USA and other countries are now required to be available in public data repositories. However, many scientific data over the past 50+ years were collected at a ...
Transitions in morphologies, fluid regimes, and feeding mechanisms during development of the medusa Lychnorhiza lucerna Nagata, Renato M.; Morandini, André C.; Colin, Sean P.; Migotto, Alvaro E.; Costello, John H. (2016-08)The early ontogeny of scyphomedusae involves morphological and functional transitions in body plans that affect the predators’ propulsive and feeding strategies. We applied high-speed videography, digital particle image ...
Grice, George D.; Gibson, Victoria R. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1978-05)Quantitative phytoplankton (31 samples) and zooplankton (23 samples) collections were made throughout the Persian Gulf and at several places in the Gulf of Oman in spring 1977. In addition, 34 neuston tows were made in ...