oa Annals of the Natal Museum - The taxonomy and distribution of some calanoid copepods in South African east coast estuaries

Volume 24, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0304-0798



Two new species of calanoid copepods are descriptionbed, Diaixis centrura and Centropages natalensis. The euryhaline Bestiola similis is recorded from South African estuaries for the first time, and some notes on the taxonomy and distribution of two common species, Pseudodiaptomus hessei and P. stuhlmanni, are given. A new distribution record for Acartia (Paracartia) africana on the east coast is also noted.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...


Article metrics loading...


This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error