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Euphausiacea MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


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
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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