Copepod Identification

The following references are of general character. More specific references are cited inside each specimens’s post.


Brandt, K. & Apstein, C (1901-1928). Nordisches Plankton. Verlag von Lipsius & Tischer, Kiel.

Boltovskoy, D. (ed.) (1999). South Atlantic Zooplankton, 2 Vol. Backhuys Publishers. Leiden.

Castellani, C. & Edwards, M. (2017). Marine plankton. A practical guide to ecology, methodology and taxonomy. Oxford University Press.

Conway, D.V.P. (2012-2015). Marine zooplankton of southern Britain (Part 1 – 3). Edit. A.W.G. John and Marine Biological Association, Plymouth.

Conway, D.V.P., White, R.G., Hugues-Dit-Ciles, J., Gallienne, C.P., Robins, D.B. (2003). Guide to the coastal and surface zooplankton of the south-western Indian Ocean, Occasional Publication of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, No 15, Plymouth.

Hayward, P.J. & Ryland, J.S. (2012). Handbook of the marine fauna of north-west Europe. Oxford, Oxford University Press.

Johnson, W.S.  & Allen, D. M. (2012). Zooplankton of the Atlantic and gulf coast. The Johns Hopkins University Press.

Larink, O. & Westheide, W. (2011). Coastal plankton. Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil. München.

Shanks, A.L. (2001). An identification guide to the larval marine invertebrates of the Pacific northwest. Oregon State University Press.

Smith, D.L. & Johnson, K. B. (1996). A guide to marine coastal plankton and marine invertebrate larvae. Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company.

Todd, C.D. & Laverack, M.S. (1991). Coastal marine zooplankton. A practical manual for students. Cambridge University Press.

VV.AA. (1939-2001). Identification leaflets for plankton (1 – 187). International Council for the Exploration of the Sea.

Young, C.M., Sewell, M.A. & Rice, M.E. (eds.) (2002). Atlas of marine Invertebrate larvae. San Diego, CA, Academic Press.


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