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Distributional patterns of deep-sea representatives of Ancorabolidae and Argestidae (Crustacea: Copepoda)

@inproceedings{George2008DistributionalPO,
  title={Distributional patterns of deep-sea representatives of Ancorabolidae and Argestidae (Crustacea: Copepoda)},
  author={K. H. George and M. B{\"u}ntzow and H. Gheerardyn and R. Mahatma and P. M. Arbizu and L. Menzel and C. Plum and A. Rose and M. Schulz and A. Tiltack and A. P. Wandeness},
  year={2008}
}
  • K. H. George, M. Büntzow, +8 authors A. P. Wandeness
  • Published 2008
  • Biology
  • The harpacticoid families Ancorabolidae Sars, 1909 and Argestidae Por, 1986, are both regarded as representatives for deep-sea meiofauna, either being worldwide distributed with predominant occurrence in deep-sea habitats. In contrast to Ancorabolidae, Argestidae include more described species, show higher frequency and higher individual numbers in deep-sea samples. The body of Argestidae is of compact, cylindrical shape whereas the body of Ancorabolidae appears to be more delicate through… CONTINUE READING