Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Metridinidae ( Family )
        Metridia ( Genus )
Metridia similis  Brodsky, 1950   (F,M)
Brodsky, 1950 (1967) (p.299, figs.F,M); Chihara & Murano, 1997 (p.837, tab.6)
Species Metridia similis - Plate 1 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.298, Fig.204].
Female (NW Pacific): habitus (dorsal and lateral left side); S2En1, endopodal segment 1 of P2; S5, P5.

Male: habitus (dorsal and lateral left side); S5, P5.

Compl. Ref.:
Hattori, 1991 (tab.1, Appendix); Kotani & al., 1996 (tab.2); Yamaguchi & al., 2002 (p.1007, tab.1); Galbraith, 2009 (pers. comm.); Homma & Yamaguchi, 2010 (p.965, Table 2); Homma & al., 2011 (p.29, Table 2, 3, abundance, feeding pattern: suspension feeders)
NZ: 3

Distribution map of Metridia similis by geographical zones
NW Pacif., Japan (Onagawa, off Sanriku), S Bering Sea , S Aleutian Basin, S Aleutian Is., Station Knot, off British Columbia
N: 7
(22) F: 2,7-2,4; M: 2,2-2; {F: 2,40-2,70; M: 2,00-2,20}
Last update : 17/01/2015
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