Studies on Eurytemora

Proceedings of the Eurytemora Conference, St. Petersburg, 2019

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This monograph is a summary of the conference on Eurytemora, gathering renowned researchers from all over the world to discuss new advances in Phylogeny, Biogeography, Taxonomy, and Ecology of this important group of estuarine crustaceans, held the 13-17 May 2019 in St. Petersburg, Russia. The present volume includes 17 selected papers, in which you will discover new aspects of the modern theory on the history and recent geographical distribution (biogeography) of an important group of estuarine crustaceans, revealing coincidences with a modern model of continental drift. The researchers suggest a new hypothesis on time and place of origin of continental calanoid copepods. The specialists show that studying external morphology in detail helps to increase identification and differentiation between closely related sibling species within the Eurytemora group. Several ecological questions on invasive and pseudocryptic copepod species are debated. Finally, the last chapter of this monography is devoted to taxa related to the Eurytemora group, Epischura, Temora, Temoropia, and Pseudodiaptomus.

First published as a Special Issue of Crustaceana 93(3-5): 241-547.

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Natalia Sukhikh, Ph.D (2013) the Zoological Institute of RAS, is Senior Researcher at the Zoological Institute of RAS, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Sami Souissi, Ph.D (1998) in Biological Oceanography and Marine Environment from the University Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI), France. In 2006 he obtained the Habilitation degree in Natural Sciences at the University of Lille 1, France. Since 2008 he is Full Professor at that university.

Gesche Winkler, Dr. rer. nat. (1999) University of Hamburg, Germany. Since 2007 she is a Full Professor at ISMER-UQAR, Rimouski, Canada.

Victor R. Alekseev, Ph.D (1981), State Research Institute of Lake and River Fisheries L.S. Berg, St. Petersburg, Russia. In 1992 he obtained a Habilitation degree from Moscow State University. Currently he is Professor at Zoological Institute of RAS, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Preface

Biogeography

On time and place of origin of continental calanoid families: a hypothesis Victor R. Alekseev & Natalia M. Sukhikh
Distribution of Eurytemora caspica Sukhikh & Alekseev, 2013 (Copepoda, Calanoida) in the water reservoirs of the Volga and Don river basins V. I. Lazareva
Recent distribution of Eurytemora velox (Lilljeborg, 1853) (Copepoda, Calanoida) in brackish and fresh waters of Ukraine Larysa Samchyshyna, Yulia Gromova & Kateryna Zorina-Sakharova
Representatives of the genus Eurytemora Giesbrecht, 1881 (Calanoida, Temoridae) in aquatic ecosystems of Belarus Vasil V. Vezhnavets & Anastasiya G. Litvinova

Morphology

About the systematics of Palaearctic Eurytemora (Copepoda, Calanoida) based on morphological analysis, with focus on Eurytemora gracilicauda Akatova, 1949 Elena Fefilova, Natalia Sukhikh, Ekaterina Abramova & Ilya Velegzhaninov
Stochastic phenotypic variation: empirical results and potential use in Eurytemora research (Copepoda, Calanoida) Dmitry Lajus, Natalia Sukhikh & Victor Alekseev
Variability of mandible shape in the freshwater glacial relict Eurytemora lacustris (Poppe, 1887) (Copepoda, Calanoida, Temoridae) Lukasz Slugocki
Abnormalities in shape and size of Eurytemora affinis (Copepoda, Calanoida) and its eggs under different environmental conditions Anissa Souissi & Sami Souissi

Ecology

Differential eco-physiological performances of two pseudocryptic species of the Eurytemora affinis complex (Copepoda, Calanoida) in the St. Lawrence estuarine transition zone: a reciprocal transplant experiment Jory Cabrol, Réjean Tremblay & Gesche Winkler
The ecological preferences of Eurytemora affinis (Poppe, 1880) in the water bodies of Kazakhstan (Central Asia) and some notes about Eurytemora caspica Sukhikh & Alekseev, 2013 Elena G. Krupa
Salinity effects on egg production, hatching, and survival of Eurytemora affinis (Copepoda, Calanoida) Lauri Kuismanen, Louise Forsblom, Jonna Engström-Öst, Ulf Båmstedt & Olivier Glippa
Eurytemora affinis (Poppe, 1880) (Copepoda, Calanoida) in the Gulf of Riga, Baltic Sea --- elemental composition and diurnal vertical migration Astra Labuce, Solvita Strake & Inta Dimante-Deimantovica
Comparison of respiration rate and electron transport system (ETS) enzyme-mediated reduction assay of the invasive copepod Eurytemora carolleeae Alekseev & Souissi, 2011 (Calanoida, Temoridae) in Green Bay, WI, U.S.A. Alexander W. Timpe & Bart T. De Stasio
Effects of the China Coastal Current on the community structure of planktonic copepods in early spring, with notes on Eurytemora pacifica Sato, 1913 in the western Taiwan Strait Yan-Guo Wang, Li-Chun Tseng, Rou-Xin Sun, Zhi-Yong Liu, Mao Lin & Jiang-Shiou Hwang

Biology in taxa related to Eurytemora
How many generations does Epischura baikalensis (Copepoda, Calanoida) have in Lake Baikal? Elena Yu. Naumova & Victor R. Alekseev
A multi-year investigation of the Temoridae (Copepoda, Calanoida) assemblage succession within the interplay waters of the northern South China Sea Li-Chun Tseng, Yan-Guo Wang, Guang-Shan Lian & Jiang-Shiou Hwang
Pseudodiaptomus japonicus Kikuchi, 1928 (Copepoda, Pseudodiaptomidae), a brackish-water copepod formerly known as P. inopinus Burckhardt, 1913, on Sakhalin Island (Russian Far East) Denis S. Zavarzin

This book is addressed to aquatic ecologists, students of biological disciplines and people interested in ecology and evolutionary processes in aquatic environments.