Respiration and chemical composition of the bathypelagic euphausiid Bentheuphausia amblyops

@article{Torres1985RespirationAC,
  title={Respiration and chemical composition of the bathypelagic euphausiid Bentheuphausia amblyops},
  author={Joseph J. Torres and James J. Childress},
  journal={Marine Biology},
  year={1985},
  volume={87},
  pages={267-272}
}
Bentheuphausia amblyops is a cosmopolitan bathypelagic euphausiid with a vertical range of from 280 to 7 000 m. Determinations of proximate and elemental composition show that B. amblyops has a more robust structure (lower water content and higher protein content) than is typical of other bathypelagic Crustacea. B. amblyops is a strong swimmer and is capable of employing its thoracic legs in raptorial fashion. Discrete depth trawls taken between depths of 400 and 2 500 m on a diel basis show no… 

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