Reproductive Biology

Mating behavior is unobserved at present. Eggs are laid on plants or bark. Young hatch as juveniles.

CONSERVATION STATUS Not listed by the IUCN.

SIGNIFICANCE TO HUMANS An intellectual curiosity. ♦

Periodicals

Swain, R., and C. I. Reid. "Observations on the Life History and Ecology of Anaspides tasmaniae." Journal of Crustacean Biology 3 (1983): 163-172.

Les Watling, PhD

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Phylum Arthropoda Subphylum Crustacea Class Malacostraca Order Euphausiacea Number of families 2

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Small marine crustaceans known as "krill" that are found in all the world's oceans and are critical to the marine ecosystem, providing a link between plankton and larger species in the food chain

Photo: Krill (Euphausia superba) cooked by thermal water on Deception Island, Antarctica. (Photo by John Shaw. Bruce Coleman, Inc. Reproduced by permission.)

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