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Materials and Methods

Taisoo Park

in Taxonomy and Distribution of the Calanoid Copepod Family Heterorhabdidae

Published by University of California Press

Published in print April 2001 | ISBN: 9780520098428
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520916029 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520098428.003.0002
Materials and Methods

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This chapter examines specimens picked from the Isaacs–Kidd midwater trawl (IKMT) samples selected from the collections available at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO). It notes that additional specimens were obtained from the IKMT, plankton net, and the MOCNESS (Multiple Opening/Closing Net and Environmental Sensing System) samples available at the National Museum of Natural History, the Smithsonian Institution (USNM), the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), and the University of Rhode Island (URI). It examines a total of 148 samples (one plankton net, 126 IKMT and 21 MOCNESS samples) collected throughout the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. It accounts the sources, the areas they represent, the number of examples examined and the extent of geographic coverage for each ocean. It notes that citation of type material includes the number of specimens, collecting gear, sampling depth, source, expedition, cruise number, station number, latitude and longitude, area, and date of collection.

Keywords: Isaacs–Kidd midwater trawl; Scripps Institution of Oceanography; MOCNESS; National Museum of Natural History; Smithsonian Institution; Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; University of Rhode Island

Chapter.  1143 words. 

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences

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