The calanoid copepods of the Nile system

  title={The calanoid copepods of the Nile system},
  author={Hans M. Verheye and Henri Jean Dumont},
At least 11 or 12 calanoid taxa occur in the Nile system. One species is typical of the river and of Lake Chad (Th. galebi); two are restricted to Lake Victoria (Th. galeboides, T. stuhlmanni), but both might be only subspecies to more widespread species. One is restricted to Lakes Edward and George (T. worthingtoni) but is a little known species. No calanoids are on record from Lakes Albert and Kyoga, while the species reported from Lake Turkana (T. banforanus) is out of range, and almost… CONTINUE READING