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Table 2 List of the copepod species along different seasons in Cochin estuary

From: Seasonal dynamics of the copepod community in a tropical monsoonal estuary and the role of sex ratio in their abundance pattern

Copepoda species Pre-monsoon Monsoon Post-monsoon
Acartia centrura Giesbrecht, 1889 **** *** ***
Acartia spinicauda Giesbrecht, 1889 *** ** ***
Acartia erythraea Giesbrecht, 1889 * *
Acartia plumosa Scott T., 1894 ***** *** *****
Acartia bowmani Abraham, 1976 ** **
Acartiella gravelyi Sewell, 1919 *** *** **
Acartiella keralensis Wellershaus 1969 **** ** ***
Paracalanus aculeatus Giesbrecht, 1888 *** ***
Bestiolina similis Sewell, 1914 ***** **** ****
Acrocalanus monachus Giesbrecht, 1888 **
Pseudodiaptomus annandalei Sewell, 1919 *** ** ***
Pseudodiaptomus serricaudatus Scott T., 1894 ** * ***
Pseudodiaptomus malayalus Wellershaus 1969 * ** ***
Pseudodiaptomus mertoni Früchtl, 1924 **
Heliodiaptomus cinctus Gurney, 1907 **
Allodiaptomus mirabilipes Kiefer, 1936 **
Subeucalanus subcrassus Giesbrecht, 1888 *** * ***
Subeucalanus crassus Giesbrecht, 1888 * ** **
Undinula vulgaris Dana, 1849 ** * ***
Canthocalanus pauper Giesbrecht, 1888 * * **
Centropages alcocki Sewell, 1912 ** *** ***
Centropages furcatus Dana, 1849 *** * ***
Centropages tenuiremis Thompson & Scott, 1903 **
Centropages trispinosus Sewell, 1914 ** *** **
Centropages calaninus Dana, 1849 ** * **
Centropages orsiini Giesbrecht, 1889 **
Candacia bradyi Scott A., 1902 **
Labidocera pectinata Thompson & Scott, 1903 ** **
Labidocera acuta Dana, 1849 **
Temora turbinata Dana, 1849 **
Tortanus forcipatus Giesbrecht, 1889 *
Oithona brevicornis Giesbrecht, 1891 *** *** ***
Oithona rigida Giesbrecht, 1896 *
Oncaea venusta Philippi, 1843 * *
Mesocyclops sps * ** **
Euterpina acutifrons Dana, 1847 * **
Onychocorycaeus catus Dahl, 1894 * **
  1. *indicates abundance <1 ind. m−3; **indicates 1–10 ind. m−3; ***indicates 10–100 ind. m−3; ****indicates 100–1000 ind. m−3; *****indicates >1000 ind. m−3