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A Practical Guide to the Euphasiids of the World

Identification KeyOut of Print

By: A de C Baker (Author), BP Boden (Author), E Brinton (Author)

96 pages, 40 b/w plates

Natural History Museum (London NHM)

Spiralbound | Dec 1990 | #3054 | ISBN: 0565009850
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Euphasiids - or krill - are eucarid crustaceans represented by 2 families, the Bentheuphausiidae and the Euphausiidae. They are the most economically important component of the oceanic plankton biomass in terms of size and abundance, and form a significant food item for whales, seals, fish, birds and now man. This key is aimed at workers unfamiliar with their taxonomy, and is also a general introduction to the order.

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