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  • n. Plural form of nauplius.


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  • For a map of the distribution and abundance of the copepod nauplii in 1982 and in 1984, see Ellertsen et al, 1990, p. 28.

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  • Population densities of T. japonicus nauplii were closely related to the amount of chlorella fed back, but were not related to the growth of E. intestinalis.

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  • The proportion of nauplii, copepodites, and adults of T. japonicus was also constant during the culture period at a ratio of 28: 47: 25.

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  • All the larvae, all the little nauplii and tornarias, all the microscopic things, the jelly-fish.

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  • Conchostracans hatch from resting eggs as nauplii and don't develop a carapace until their third naupliar stage.

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  • (nauplii: copepodites: adults) in the feedback culture system were constant at

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  • Thus Fritz Müller has made the remarkable discovery that certain shrimp-like crustaceans (allied to Penœus) first appear under the simple nauplius-form, and after passing through two or more zoea-stages, and then through the mysis-stage, finally acquire their mature structure: now in the whole great malacostracan order, to which these crustaceans belong, no other member is as yet known to be first developed under the nauplius-form, though many appear as zoeas; nevertheless Müller assigns reasons for his belief, that if there had been no suppression of development, all these crustaceans would have appeared as nauplii.

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