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Descriptor English: Euphausiacea
Descriptor Spanish: Euphausiacea
Descriptor Portuguese: Euphausiacea
Descriptor French: Euphausiacea
Entry term(s): Euphausia
Krill
Nyctiphanes
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.365.250
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D033201
Scope note: An order of pelagic, shrimplike CRUSTACEA. Many consume ZOOPLANKTON and a few are predacious. Many antarctic species, such as Euphausia superba, constitute the chief food of other animals.
Annotation: as food, coordinate with SHELLFISH
Allowable Qualifiers: AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Crustacea (1970-2002)
Plankton (1986-1989)
Zooplankton (1983-1985)
Public MeSH Note: 2003; see CRUSTACEA 1990-2002; for EUPHAUSIA & NYCTIPHANES see CRUSTACEA 1986-2002
History Note: 2003; use CRUSTACEA 1990-2002; for EUPHAUSIA & NYCTIPHANES use CRUSTACEA 1986-2002
DeCS ID: 36554
Unique ID: D033201
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Revision Date: 2014/06/06
Euphausiacea - Preferred
Concept UI M0005372
Scope note An order of pelagic, shrimplike CRUSTACEA. Many consume ZOOPLANKTON and a few are predacious. Many antarctic species, such as Euphausia superba, constitute the chief food of other animals.
Preferred term Euphausiacea
Entry term(s) Krill
Nyctiphanes - Narrower
Concept UI M0402143
Preferred term Nyctiphanes
Euphausia - Narrower
Concept UI M0402144
Preferred term Euphausia



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