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Euphausiacea MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Euphausiacea
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.131.365.250
Unique ID
D033201
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D033201
Annotation
as food, coordinate with SHELLFISH
Scope Note
An order of pelagic, shrimplike CRUSTACEA. Many consume ZOOPLANKTON and a few are predacious. Many antarctic species, such as Euphausia superba, constitute the chief food of other animals.
Entry Term(s)
Euphausia
Krill
Nyctiphanes
Registry Number
txid6816
Related Numbers
txid102972
txid6818
Previous Indexing
Crustacea (1970-2002)
Plankton (1986-1989)
Zooplankton (1983-1985)
Public MeSH Note
2003; see CRUSTACEA 1990-2002; for EUPHAUSIA & NYCTIPHANES see CRUSTACEA 1986-2002
History Note
2003; use CRUSTACEA 1990-2002; for EUPHAUSIA & NYCTIPHANES use CRUSTACEA 1986-2002
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Euphausiacea Preferred
Nyctiphanes Narrower
Euphausia Narrower
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