Survey of Larval Euphausia superba Lipid Content Along the Western Antarctic Peninsula During Late Autumn 2006
Larvae, Krill, Heterotrophic, Recruitment
A survey of larval Euphausia superba (furcilia stages four and six) was conducted in waters along the western Antarctic Peninsula during late autumn (May and June 2006). Larvae were collected from stations in four regions to estimate dry weight and lipid content. There were no statistically significant differences in the dry weight or lipid content among the regions sampled. The overall average (±S.D.) dry weight was 1.51 ± 0.32 mg indiv.−1 and 0.85 ± 0.12 mg indiv.−1 for F6 and F4 larvae, respectively. The average (±S.D.) lipid content was 21.6 ± 9.6 %DW and 27.9 ± 13.7 %DW for F6 and F4 larvae, respectively.
Jennifer Putland and Tracey Sutton. 2011. Survey of Larval Euphausia superba Lipid Content Along the Western Antarctic Peninsula During Late Autumn 2006 .Polar Science , (3) : 383 -389. https://nsuworks.nova.edu/occ_facarticles/534.