Meganyctiphanes norvegica (Sars, 1857)
Norwegian krill
Meganyctiphanes norvegica
photo by FAO

Family:  Euphausiidae ()
Max. size:  4 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic; marine; depth range 100 - 600 m
Distribution:  Arctic, Atlantic and the Mediterranean: from North Carolina, USA and Canada (Hudson Strait) to 52°E in Novaya Zemlya, Russia, north to Fram Strait and south to Cape Juby, Morocco.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Minimum depth range from Ref. 118505. This is an omnivorous species (Refs. 96715, 118584) (Ref. 356).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans: 
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Guerzon, Lorielle Ivy - 11.12.05
Modified by: Bato-David, Elizabeth - 04.09.18

Source and more info: www.sealifebase.org. For personal, classroom, and other internal use only. Not for publication.


php script by sortiz, 10/02/17 ,  last modified by sortiz, 10/02/17