Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Diaptomoidea ( Superfamily )
        Centropagidae ( Family )
            Centropages ( Genus )
Centropages abdominalis  Sato, 1913   (F,M)
Syn.: Centropages mcmurrichi Willey, 1920 (p.10), Rem.; Campbell, 1929 (p.314, Rem.); Sewell, 1948 (p.391, 496); Davis, 1949 (p.54, Rem.F,M); Brodsky, 1950 (1967) (p.316, figs.F,M, Rem.); Chen & Zhang, 1965 (p.72, figs.F,M); Cross & Small, 1967 (p.60, hydrologic indicator); Vinogradov, 1968 (1970) (p.51); Chen Q-c, 1980 (p.794); Zheng Zhong & al., 1984 (1989) (p.243); Shih & Marhue, 1991 (tab.3); Shih & Young, 1995 (p.69); Wang R. & al., 1998 (p.265); Wang & Zuo, 2004 (p.1, Table 2, dominance, origin); Sun & al., 2010 (p.1006, Table 2); Huo & al., 2012 (p.1, Table 1: dominance)
Mori, 1937 (1964) (p.58, figs.F,M); Chiba, 1956 (p.58, figs.F, Rem.); Shen & Bai, 1956 (p.220, figs.F,M); Johnson, 1961 (p.317, Rem.); Kos, 1963 (p.229, figs.F,M); Tanaka, 1963 (p.11, Rem.F,M); Vervoort, 1964 b (p.309); Koga, 1968 (p.17, fig.: egg); Kasahara & al., 1974 (p.170, fig. O); Fleminger, 1975 (p.397); Sullivan & al., 1975 (p.176, figs.Md); Gardner & Szabo, 1982 (p.352, figs.F,M); Sazhina, 1985 (p.57, figs.Nauplius); Kos, 1985 (p.229, figs.F,M); Hirakawa, 1986 (p.296, figs.F,M, Rem.); Ohtsuka & al., 1996 b (p.153, figs.F: mouth parts, gut contents); Chihara & Murano, 1997 (p.765, Pl. 82, 85: F,M); Ferrari & Ueda, 2005 (p.334, figs. juv, F, M); Ferrari & Dahms, 2007 (p.100, Rem.)
Species Centropages abdominalis - Plate 1 of morphological figuresIssued from : Hirakawa K. in Crustaceana, 1986, 51 (3). [Fig.1, p.297].
Female (from 45°27'S, 72°49'W): a, habitus (dorsal view); c, urosome (lateral view, left side); d, idem (dorsal view); e, idem (lateral view, right side); f, P5.
Male: b, right A1; g, habitus (dorsal view); h, P5.

Species Centropages abdominalis - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : Mori T. in The Pelagic Copepoda from the neighbouring waters of Japan. S. Shirai ed., Tokyo, 1937; 2nd edit. 1964. [Plate 28, Figs.1-6].
Female: 1, habitus (dorsal view); 2, P5; 3, genital complex (ventral view).
Male: 4, habitus (dorsal view); 5, P4; 6, P5.

Species Centropages abdominalis - Plate 3 of morphological figuresissued from: Q.-c Chen & S.-z. Zhang in Studia Marina Sinica, 1965, 7. [Pl.24, 9-13]. As Centropages mcmurrichi.
Female (from E China Sea): 9, habitus (dorsal); 10, urosome (lateral right side); 11, P5 (posterior).

Male: 12, habitus (dorsal); 13, P5 (posterior).

Species Centropages abdominalis - Plate 4 of morphological figuresIssued from : K.A. Brodskii in Calanoida of the Far Eastern Seas and Polar Basin of the USSR. Opred. Fauna SSSR, 1950, 35 (Israel Program for Scientific Translations, Jerusalem, 1967) [p.316, Fig.219]. As Centropoages mcmurrichi.
Female (from Sea of Japan): habitus (dorsal and lateral right side); S5, P5.

Male: habitus (dorsal); S5, P5 (Le = left leg; Ri, right leg).

Species Centropages abdominalis - Plate 5 of morphological figuresissued from : C.-j. Shen & S.-o. Bai in Acta Zool. sin., 1956, 8 (2). [Pl.III, Figs.17-22].
Female (from Chefoo): 17,urosome (dorsal); 18, genital segment (lateral left side); 19, P5.
Nota: Genital segment more convex on the right side, bearing fine setae on both lateral borders, and in front of the genital pore, there is a posteriorly pointed spine

Male: 20,habitus (dorsal); 21, P4; 22, P5.
Nota: The right leg of P4 is longer than the left.

Species Centropages abdominalis - Plate 6 of morphological figuresissued from : B.K. Sullivan, C.B. Miller, W.T. Peterson & A.H. Soeldner in Mar. Biol., 1975, 30. [p.180, Fig.5, C-D].
Centropages abdominalis (from 44°40'N, 124°10'W) female: C, SEM of right Md (posterior surface); D, detail od dorsal end.

Species Centropages abdominalis - Plate 7 of morphological figuresIssued from : R. Hirota & S. Uno in Bull. Plankton Soc. Japan, 1977, 24 (2). [p.80, Fig.3, A].
Pelagic eggs of Centropages abdominalis from vicinity of Amakusa-Matsushima (western Kyushu, Japan).

Species Centropages abdominalis - Plate 8 of morphological figuresIssued from : S. Ohtsuka, M. Shimozu, A. Tanimura, M. Fukuchi, H. Hattori, H. Sasaki & O. Matsuda in Proc. NIPR Symp. Polar Biol., 1996, 9. [p.158, Fig.4, A].
Centropages abdominalis Female (from Bering Sea, Chukchi Sea): Mandibular cutting edge, ventralmost tooth (arrowed).
Scale bar = 10 µm.

Compl. Ref.:
Yamazi, 1958 (p.149, Rem.); Minoda, 1958 (p.253, Table 1, abundance); M.W. Johnson, 1961 (p.311, Table 2); Northcote & al., 1964 (p.1069, Table II); Motoda, 1966 (p.260); Shih & al., 1971 (p.146, 203); Peterson & Miller, 1975 (p.642, 650, Table 3, interannual abundance); Kasahara & al., 1975 (p.25, eggs, cycles); Peterson & Miller, 1977 (p.717, Table 1, seasonal occurrence); Hirota & Uno, 1977 (p.77, fig. egg, seasonal abundance); Hanaoka, 1977 (p.267, 300, abundance); Gibson & Grice, 1977 (p.85, Table 1, copper pollution); Peterso & al., 1979 (p.467, Table 1); Grice & Marcus, 1981 (p.125, Dormant eggs, Rem.: p.133, 135, 137); Hirota 1981 (p.19, Table 1, length-weight-CHN); Uye S-i., 1982 (p.149, relation length-weight-C-N); Mackas & Sefton, 1982 (p.1173, Table 1); Yamamoto & Nishizawa, 1986 (p.1729, horizontal distribution); Mackas & Anderson, 1986 (p.115, Table 2); Nagasawa, 1987 (p.101, Zoothamnium attached); Springer & al., 1989 (p.359, Fig.5), Coyle & al., 1990 (p.763); Hirakawa & al., 1990 (tab.3); Shih & Marhue, 1991 (tab.3); Hattori, 1991 (tab.1, Appendix); Yoo, 1991 (tab.1); Kimmerer, 1993 (tab.2); Hwang & Choi, 1993 (tab.3); Myung & al., 1994 (tab.1); Liang & al., 1994 (p.131, egg production); Uye & Kaname, 1994 (p.43, length v.s. fecal pellet volume); Shih & Young, 1995 (p.69); Kotani & al., 1996 (tab.2); Liang & al., 1996 (p.527, population dynamics, production); Marcus, 1996 (p.143); Park & Choi, 1997 (Appendix); Mauchline, 1998 (p.506, tab.25, 33, 35, 36, 40, 45, 47, 48, 58, 78); Suarez-Morales & Gasca, 1998 a (p.109); Gomez-Gutiérrez & Peterson, 1999 (p.637, Table I, II, III, VI, figs.4, 5, 6, 7, abundance, egg production); Bragina, 1999 (p.196); Peterson & al., 2002 (p.353); Peterson & al. 2002 (p.381, Table 2, interannual abundance); Peterson & Keister, 2003 (p.2499, interannual variability); Keister & Peterson, 2003 (p.341, Table 1, 2, abundance, cluster species vs hydrological events); Shimode & Shirayama, 2004 (tab.2); Park, W & al., 2004 (p.464, tab.1); Kasyan, 2004 (p.105); Hooff & Peterson 2006 (p.2610); Lopez-Ibarra & Palomares-Garcia, 2006 (p.63, Tabl. 1, seasonal abundance vs El-Niño); Deibel & Daly; 2007 (p.271, Table 4, Rem.: Arctic polynyas); Gaudy & Thibault-Botha, 2007 (p.84, Tab.2, Rem.: metabolism); Kang J.-H. & al., 2007 (p.82, fig.3, temporal variation vs. temperature & predation effect); Humphrey, 2008 (p.83: Appendix A); Liu & Hopcroft, 2008 (p.931: Table IV); Ohtsuka & al., 2008 (p.115, Table 5); Coyle & al., 2008 (p.1775, Table 5, abundance): Peterson, 2009 (p.73, Rem.: p. 78, indicator of long-term changes); Hopcroft & al., 2009 (p.9, Table 3, Fig.21, 24); Galbraith, 2009 (pers. comm.); Hopcroft & al., 2010 (p.27, Table 1, 2, fig.9); Bucklin & al., 2010 (p.40, Table 1, molecular biology); Keister & al., 2011 (p.2498, interannual variation); Batten & Walne, 2011 (p.1643, Table I, abundance vs temperature interannual variability); Matsuno & al., 2011 (p.1349, Table 1, abundance vs years); Beltrao & al., 2011 (p.47, Table 1, density vs time, as C. abdominales); Matsuno & al., 2012 (Table 2); DiBacco & al., 2012 (p.483, Table S1, ballast water transport); Volkov, 2012 (p.474, Table 6, fig. 6, 12, abundance, distribution, interannual variation); Lavaniegos & al., 2012 (p. 11, Appendix); Lee J. & al., 2012 (p.95, Table 2: abundance, annual & seasonal distribution); Lee D.B. & al., 2012 (p.88, co-occurrence); Jang M.-C & al., 2012 (p.37, abundance and seasonal distribution); Moon & al., 2012 (p.1, Table 1); Takahashi M. & al., 2012 (p.393, Table 2, water type index); Li C. & al., 2013 (p.101, feeding); Ohashi & al., 2013 (p.44, Table 1, Rem.); Tachibana & al., 2013 (p.545, Table 1, seasonal change 2006-2008); Questel & al., 2013 (p.23, Table 3, interannual abundance & biomass, 2008-2010); Suzuki, K.W. & al., 2013 (p.15, Table 2, 3, 4, estuaries, annual occurrence); Oh H-J. & al., 2013 (p.192, Table 1, occurrence); Eisner & al., 2013 (p.87, Table 3: abundance vs water structure)
NZ: 8

Distribution map of Centropages abdominalis by geographical zones
Species Centropages abdominalis - Distribution map 2
Chart of 1996
Species Centropages abdominalis - Distribution map 3issued from : D. Liang, S. Uye & T. Onbé in Mar. Biol., 1996, 124. [p.529, Fig.4].
Centropages abdominalis (from Fukuyama Harbor, Inland Sea, Japan). Seasonal variation in stage-specific abundance.

Nota: Sampling in a temperate eutrophic inlet. This area receives nutrient-rich water from a near by sewage plant, which provides secondary treatment to waste water. Rd-ed-tides and anoxix conditions at the bottom often occur in summer.
Species Centropages abdominalis - Distribution map 4issued from : D. Liang, S. Uye & T. Onbé in Mar. Biol., 1996, 124. [p.530, Fig.5].
Centropages abdominalis: Seasonal variation in body size of each developmental stage.
Error bars denote CD.
Species Centropages abdominalis - Distribution map 5issued from : D. Liang, S. Uye & T. Onbé in Mar. Biol., 1996, 124. [p.531, Fig.6].
Centropages abdominalis: Generation analysis based on numerical abundance of NIII, relative abundance of copepodites and adults in total abundance, and orosome lenth of adults females.

Nota: The generation G1 is derived from resting eggs in the bottom sediment; then it is impossible to determine a survival curve
Six generations appears during the year.
A survival curve for each generation could be generated by using the mean egg production rate and the mean daily abundance of each developmental stage of a given generation.
Species Centropages abdominalis - Distribution map 6issued from : D. Liang, S. Uye & T. Onbé in Mar. Biol., 1996, 124. [p.532, Fig.9].
Centropages abdominalis: Seasonal variation in population egg production rate (PEPR, in logarithmic scale) and daily midsstage abundance (DMA) of each stage.
Each generation is delimited by vertical lines.
Species Centropages abdominalis - Distribution map 7Issued from : A.F. Volkov in Russian Journal of Marine Biology, 2012, 38 (7). [p.483, Fig.6]
Dynamics in the biomass of Centropages abdominalis in the eastern Bering Sea from 2003-2011 years.
Species Centropages abdominalis - Distribution map 8Issued from : A.F. Volkov in Russian Journal of Marine Biology, 2012, 38 (7). [p.491, Fig.12]
Distribution of Centropages abdominalis in the eastern Bering Sea in the fall. Biomass in mg/m3.
Hong Kong, China Seas (Bohai Sea, Yellow Sea, East China Sea, South China Sea), W & S Korea, Chunsu Bay, Asan Bay, Muan Bay, Geumo Is., Korea Strait, Japan, Inland Sea, Bikini Is., Japan (Ariake Bay, Inland Sea, Tokyo Bay, Tanabe Bay, south estuaries), off Sanriku, Sea of Japan (Amursky Bay), Okhotsk Sea, S. Sakhalin, Chukchi Sea, off NW Alaska, Bering Sea, St. Lawrence Island, Anadyr Strait, Alaska, Icy Strait, Hudson Bay, Queen Charlotte Is., British Columbia, Fjord system (Alice Arm & Hastings Arm) , Portland Inlet, Georgia Strait, Vancouver Is., Nitinat Lake, Washinton coast, Oregon (coast, Yaquina, off Newport), San Francisco Bay, E Pacif. (off Mexico), Baja California (rare in Bahia Magdalena), G. of California (rare in Bahia de los Angeles, after Lavaniegos & al., 2012), S Chile
N: 94 (Arct.: 11; N Pacif.: 84)
(22) F: 2,1-1,63; M: 1,46; (26) F: 1,61; M: 1,52-1,43; (59) F: 1,9-1,7; (280) F: 2,1-1,48; (290) F: 1,9-1,7; M: 1,6-1,35; (866) F: 1,3-2,1; M: 1,2-1,6; {F: 1,30-2,10; M: 1,20-1,60}
Rem.: coastal ± brackish.
For Willey (1920, p.10-11) McMurrich off the entrance to Esparanza inlet (west coast of Vancouver Island) identified Centopages hamatus, whilst noting differences. The female has the ventral recurved hook of C. hamatus in front of the genital pore but the remaining setulose armature of the genital segment is distinctive. The other principal character is afforded by the strong unguiform process on the inner side of the exopod 2 of P5; in C. hamatus this process is smooth and less than half the length of the exppod 3; in the prsent species the process is at least two-thirds the length of exopod 3 and is denticulated along its outer edge. The relative dimensions of anal segment and caudal rami in the female are: anal segment 6, caudal ramus length 11, width of caudal ramus 3. The spinules on the genital segment of the female include a pair of anteroventral groups arranged in a comb-like row right and left of the swollen base of the hook; a right lateral comb-like group of strong spinules near the middle of the segment and a left postero-lateral group of much smaller spinules near the posterior end of the segment; also right and left dorso-lateral tufts in the anterior region; the segment itself and the groups of spinules are asymmetrical.
Hirakawa (1986) reports the presence of this species near southern Chile (Ensenada Baja, a lagoon at the head of Aysén Fjord) as the result of transport by tanker from Japan (Cf. in Carlton, 1987, fig.1: map).
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