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Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science (M.S.)


Graduate School

First Advisor

Steven Obrebski

First Committee Member

James A. Blake

Second Committee Member

Dwight W. Taylor


The main purpose of this study is to describe the population ecology of eight species of harpacticoid copepods over a period of one year with emphasis on the effects of physical interactions and biotic factors on these populations. The species were: Amphiascopsis sintus (Claus) 1866, Stenhelia (D.) oblonga Lang, 1965, Heterolaphote variables Lang, 1965, Ectinosoma melaniceps Boek ? var. T. Scott, 1902, Paralophonte subterraneas Lang, 1965, Tisbe furcata (Baird) 1837, Diasaccus spinatus Cambell, 1929 and Parathelestris bulbiseta Cambell?.





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