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Brun, P., M.R. Payne & T. Kiørboe. (2017). A trait database for marine copepods. Earth System Science Data. 9(1):99-113.
10.5194/essd-9-99-2017 [view]
Brun, P., M.R. Payne & T. Kiørboe
A trait database for marine copepods.
Earth System Science Data
RAW data is available here: https://doi.pangaea.de/10.1594/PANGAEA.862968
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The trait-based approach is gaining increasing popularity in marine plankton ecology but the field urgently needs more and easier accessible trait data to advance. We compiled trait information on marine pelagic copepods, a major group of zooplankton, from the published literature and from experts, and organised the data into a structured database. We collected 9345 records for 14 functional traits. Particular attention was given to body size, feeding mode, egg size, spawning strategy, respiration rate and myelination (presence of nerve sheathing). Most records were reported on the species level, but some phylogenetically conserved traits, such as myelination, were reported on higher taxonomic levels, allowing the entire diversity of around 10 800 recognized marine copepod species to be covered with few records. Besides myelination, data coverage was highest for spawning strategy and body size while information was more limited for quantitative traits related to reproduction and physiology. The database may be used to investigate relationships between traits, to produce trait biogeographies, or to inform and validate trait-based marine ecosystem models. The data can be downloaded from PANGAEA, doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.862968.
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Acartia (Acartia) danae Giesbrecht, 1889 (ecology source)
Acartia (Acartia) negligens Dana, 1849 (ecology source)
Acartia (Acartiura) clausi Giesbrecht, 1889 (ecology source)
Acartia (Acartiura) longiremis (Lilljeborg, 1853) (ecology source)
Acartia (Odontacartia) erythraea Giesbrecht, 1889 represented as Acartia (Odontacartia) erythraea erythraea Giesbrecht, 1889 (ecology source)
Acrocalanus andersoni Bowman, 1958 (ecology source)
Acrocalanus gibber Giesbrecht, 1888 (ecology source)
Acrocalanus gracilis Giesbrecht, 1888 (ecology source)
Acrocalanus longicornis Giesbrecht, 1888 (ecology source)
Acrocalanus monachus Giesbrecht, 1888 (ecology source)
Aegisthus aculeatus Giesbrecht, 1891 (ecology source)
Aegisthus mucronatus Giesbrecht, 1891 (ecology source)
Aegisthus spinulosus Farran, 1905 (ecology source)
Aetideopsis albatrossae Shih & Maclellan, 1981 (ecology source)
Aetideopsis armatus (Boeck, 1872) accepted as Aetideopsis armata (Boeck, 1872) (ecology source)
Aetideopsis carinata Bradford, 1969 (ecology source)
Aetideopsis minor (Wolfenden, 1911) (ecology source)
Aetideopsis multiserrata (Wolfenden, 1904) (ecology source)
Aetideopsis retusa Grice & Hulsemann, 1967 (ecology source)
Aetideopsis rostrata Sars G.O., 1903 (ecology source)
Aetideus acutus Farran, 1929 (ecology source)
Aetideus arcuatus (Vervoort, 1949) (ecology source)
Aetideus armatus (Boeck, 1872) (ecology source)
Aetideus australis (Vervoort, 1957) (ecology source)
Aetideus bradyi Scott A., 1909 (ecology source)
Aetideus divergens Bradford, 1971 (ecology source)
Aetideus giesbrechti Cleve, 1904 (ecology source)
Aetideus mexicanus Park, 1974 (ecology source)
Aetideus pacificus Brodsky, 1950 accepted as Pseudochirella pacifica (Brodsky, 1950) (ecology source)
Aetideus truncatus Bradford, 1971 (ecology source)
Agetus flaccus (Giesbrecht, 1891) (ecology source)
Agetus limbatus (Brady, 1883) (ecology source)
Agetus typicus Krøyer, 1849 (ecology source)
Amallothrix arcuata (Sars G.O., 1920) (ecology source)
Amallothrix aspinosa (Roe, 1975) (ecology source)
Amallothrix curticauda (Scott A., 1909) (ecology source)
Amallothrix dentipes (Vervoort, 1951) (ecology source)
Amallothrix falcifer (Farran, 1926) (ecology source)
Amallothrix farrani Rose, 1942 (ecology source)
Amallothrix gracilis (Sars G.O., 1905) (ecology source)
Amallothrix invenusta Wilson C.B., 1950 (ecology source)
Amallothrix lobophora (Park, 1970) (ecology source)
Amallothrix mollis (Esterly, 1913) (ecology source)
Amallothrix obscura (Roe, 1975) (ecology source)
Amallothrix parafalcifer (Park, 1980) (ecology source)
Amallothrix paravalida (Brodsky, 1950) (ecology source)
Amallothrix propinqua (Sars G.O., 1920) (ecology source)
Amallothrix pseudoarcuata (Park, 1970) (ecology source)
Amallothrix pseudopropinqua (Park, 1980) (ecology source)
Amallothrix robusta (Scott T., 1894) (ecology source)
Amallothrix spinata (Tanaka, 1962) (ecology source)
Amallothrix tenuiserrata (Giesbrecht, 1893) (ecology source)
Amallothrix timida (Tanaka, 1962) (ecology source)
Amallothrix tropica (Grice, 1962) (ecology source)
Amallothrix valens (Farran, 1926) (ecology source)
Amallothrix valida (Farran, 1908) (ecology source)
Andromastax muricatus Conroy-Dalton & Huys, 1999 (ecology source)
Anomalocera patersoni Templeton, 1837 accepted as Anomalocera patersonii Templeton, 1837 (ecology source)
Archescolecithrix auropecten (Giesbrecht, 1893) (ecology source)
Archimisophria discoveryi Boxshall, 1983 (ecology source)
Arietellus giesbrechti Sars G.O., 1905 (ecology source)
Arietellus mohri (Björnberg T.K.S., 1975) (ecology source)
Arietellus pavoninus Sars G.O., 1905 (ecology source)
Arietellus plumifer Sars G.O., 1905 (ecology source)
Arietellus setosus Giesbrecht, 1893 (ecology source)
Arietellus simplex Sars G.O., 1905 (ecology source)
Arietellus tripartitus Wilson C.B., 1950 (ecology source)
Atrophia glacialis (Sars G.O., 1900) (ecology source)
Atrophia minuta (Wolfenden, 1905) (ecology source)
Augaptilus anceps Farran, 1908 (ecology source)
Augaptilus cornutus Wolfenden, 1911 (ecology source)
Augaptilus glacialis Sars G.O., 1900 (ecology source)
Augaptilus longicaudatus (Claus, 1863) (ecology source)
Augaptilus megalurus Giesbrecht, 1889 (ecology source)
Batheuchaeta enormis Grice & Hulsemann, 1968 (ecology source)
Batheuchaeta lamellata Brodsky, 1950 (ecology source)
Bathycalanus eltaninae Björnberg T.K.S., 1968 accepted as Elenacalanus eltaninae (Björnberg, 1968) (ecology source)
Bathycalanus inflatus Björnberg T.K.S., 1968 accepted as Elenacalanus inflatus (Björnberg, 1968) (ecology source)
Bathycalanus princeps (Brady, 1883) accepted as Elenacalanus princeps (Brady, 1883) (ecology source)
Bathycalanus richardi Sars G.O., 1905 (ecology source)
Bathycalanus sverdrupi Johnson M.W., 1958 accepted as Elenacalanus sverdrupi (Johnson, 1958) (ecology source)
Bathycalanus unicornis Björnberg T.K.S., 1968 (ecology source)
Bathyidia remota Farran, 1926 (ecology source)
Benthomisophria cornuta Hulsemann & Grice, 1964 (ecology source)
Benthomisophria palliata Sars G.O., 1909 (ecology source)
Benthoxynus tumidiseta Humes, 1989 (ecology source)
Brachycalanus atlanticus (Wolfenden, 1904) (ecology source)
Brachycalanus brodskyi Ferrari F.D. & Markhaseva, 2000 (ecology source)
Brachycalanus minutus Grice, 1973 (ecology source)
Brachycalanus ordinarius (Grice, 1973) (ecology source)
Bradfordiella fowleri (Farran, 1926) (ecology source)
Bradycalanus gigas Sewell, 1947 (ecology source)
Bradycalanus pseudotypicus Björnberg T.K.S., 1968 accepted as Bradycalanus typicus Scott A., 1909 (ecology source)
Bradyetes florens Grice & Hulsemann, 1967 (ecology source)
Bradyetes inermis Farran, 1905 (ecology source)
Bradyidius armatus (Vanhöffen, 1897) (ecology source)
Bradyidius luluae Grice, 1973 (ecology source)
Bradyidius pacificus (Brodsky, 1950) (ecology source)
Bradyidius similis (Sars G.O., 1902) (ecology source)
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