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SPECIES RECORD

Detailed Record for Meganyctiphanes norvegica

Common Name: Northern krill

Taxonomy: Phylum Arthropoda / Sub Phylum Crustacea / Class Malacostraca / Order Euphausiacea / Family Euphausiidae / Genus Meganyctiphanes

C-value (pg): 20.00

Method: Feulgen Image Analysis Densitometry

Cell Type: Gills

Standard Species: Gallus domesticus = 1.25pg, Oncorhynchus mykiss = 2.60pg

References:
Jeffery, N.W. (2012). The first genome size estimates for six species of krill (Malacostraca, Euphausiidae): large genomes at the north and south poles. Polar Biology 35: 959962.

Other records available for this species:

Meganyctiphanes norvegica = 18.75 (pg)

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