Collection of Pelagic Copepods from the Oriental Coast of Yucatan, Mexico (ECOSUR-CH)

El Colegio de la Frontera Sur - Chetumal
Av. Centenario km 5.5
77000 Chetumal, Quintana Roo
Phone: (983) 835 0440
Fax (983) 835 0454

Dr. Eduardo Suarez Morales
Department of Aquatic Ecology and Systematics
Phone: (983) 835 0440 ext 4304

The collection of Pelagic Copepods proposes to contribute, in the taxonomic-biogeographic area, to the knowledge of this group of crustacea which has been given little attention in this zone of Mexico: marine copepods. The database includes close to 120 species which have been collected in some 300 samples of zooplankton obtained in various marine environments of the Mexican Caribbean in the Mayan zone.

The information contained in the database of this collection pertains to the SNIB and includes 2 652 records of samples corresponding to 30 families, 50 genera and 114 species of pelagic copepods.

El Colegio de la Frontera Sur - Chetumal

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