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Zooplankton of the World Oceans
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    Crustaceans    

      Amphipoda   [ 3077 | 624 | 20% | 624 | 20% ]  
          Sub-group counts below do not always equal Main-group totals above.
          -   Hyperiidea   [ 205 | 77 | 37% | 77 | 37% ]  

      Branchiopoda   [ 29 | 22 | 75% | 22 | 75% ]  

      Copepoda   [ 3283 | 753 | 22% | 753 | 22% ]  
          Sub-group counts below do not always equal Main-group totals above.
          -   Calanoida   [ 1091 | 406 | 37% | 406 | 37% ]  
              Sub-group counts below do not always equal Parent-group totals above.
                *   Acartiidae   [ 53 | 34 | 64% | 34 | 64% ]  
                *   Aetideidae   [ 136 | 36 | 26% | 36 | 26% ]  
                *   Augaptilidae   [ 83 | 10 | 12% | 10 | 12% ]  
                *   Calanidae   [ 33 | 31 | 93% | 31 | 93% ]  
                *   Candaciidae   [ 29 | 14 | 48% | 14 | 48% ]  
                *   Centropagidae   [ 37 | 17 | 45% | 17 | 45% ]  
                *   Clausocalanidae   [ 28 | 24 | 85% | 24 | 85% ]  
                *   Eucalanidae   [ 10 | 7 | 70% | 7 | 70% ]  
                *   Euchaetidae   [ 67 | 20 | 29% | 20 | 29% ]  
                *   Heterorhabdidae   [ 38 | 19 | 50% | 19 | 50% ]  
                *   Metridinidae   [ 31 | 17 | 54% | 17 | 54% ]  
                *   Paracalanidae   [ 53 | 24 | 45% | 24 | 45% ]  
                *   Pontellidae   [ 88 | 32 | 36% | 32 | 36% ]  
                *   Rhincalanidae   [ 4 | 4 | 100% | 4 | 100% ]  
                *   Scolecitrichidae   [ 109 | 16 | 14% | 16 | 14% ]  
                *   Spinocalanidae   [ 34 | 25 | 73% | 25 | 73% ]  
                *   Temoridae   [ 13 | 10 | 76% | 10 | 76% ]  
          -   Canuelloida   [ 25 | 3 | 12% | 3 | 12% ]  
          -   Cyclopoida   [ 872 | 97 | 11% | 97 | 11% ]  
          -   Harpacticoida   [ 789 | 110 | 13% | 110 | 13% ]  
          -   Monstrilloida   [ 33 | 11 | 33% | 11 | 33% ]  
          -   Mormonilloida   [ 3 | 2 | 66% | 2 | 66% ]  
          -   Siphonostomatoida   [ 463 | 119 | 25% | 119 | 25% ]  

      Cumacea   [ 850 | 59 | 6% | 59 | 6% ]  

      Decapoda   [ 6714 | 3205 | 47% | 3205 | 47% ]  
          Sub-group counts below do not always equal Main-group totals above.
          -   Anomura   [ 1695 | 780 | 46% | 780 | 46% ]  
          -   Brachyura   [ 2708 | 1274 | 47% | 1274 | 47% ]  
          -   Caridea   [ 1417 | 716 | 50% | 716 | 50% ]  
          -   Dendrobranchiata   [ 391 | 190 | 48% | 190 | 48% ]  

      Euphausiacea   [ 83 | 66 | 79% | 66 | 79% ]  

      Isopoda   [ 2534 | 290 | 11% | 290 | 11% ]  

      Leptostraca   [ 30 | 7 | 23% | 7 | 23% ]  

      Lophogastrida   [ 36 | 8 | 22% | 8 | 22% ]  

      Mysida   [ 483 | 82 | 16% | 82 | 16% ]  

      Oligostraca   [ 993 | 99 | 9% | 99 | 9% ]  

      Stomatopoda   [ 341 | 30 | 8% | 30 | 8% ]  

      Tanaidacea   [ 567 | 6 | 1% | 6 | 1% ]  

      Thecostraca-Cirripedia   [ 669 | 299 | 44% | 299 | 44% ]  
    Non-Crustaceans

      Annelida-Polychaeta   [ 4922 | 1499 | 30% | 1499 | 30% ]  

      Brachiopoda   [ 184 | 5 | 2% | 5 | 2% ]  

      Bryozoa   [ 2357 | 208 | 8% | 208 | 8% ]  

      Chaetognatha   [ 63 | 29 | 46% | 29 | 46% ]  

      Chordata-Cephalochordata   [ 23 | 8 | 34% | 8 | 34% ]  

      Chordata-Tunicata   [ 2440 | 304 | 12% | 304 | 12% ]  
          Sub-group counts below do not always equal Main-group totals above.
          -   Appendicularia   [ 40 | 4 | 10% | 4 | 10% ]  
          -   Ascidiacea   [ 2379 | 299 | 12% | 299 | 12% ]  
          -   Thaliacea   [ 53 | 5 | 9% | 5 | 9% ]  

      Cnidaria   [ 5979 | 1637 | 27% | 1637 | 27% ]  
          Sub-group counts below do not always equal Main-group totals above.
          -   Anthozoa   [ 4016 | 1035 | 25% | 1035 | 25% ]  
          -   Cubozoa   [ 16 | 10 | 62% | 10 | 62% ]  
          -   Hydrozoa   [ 1587 | 405 | 25% | 405 | 25% ]  
          -   Scyphozoa   [ 101 | 69 | 68% | 69 | 68% ]  

      Ctenophora   [ 49 | 29 | 59% | 29 | 59% ]  
          Sub-group counts below do not always equal Main-group totals above.
          -   Nuda   [ 7 | 3 | 42% | 3 | 42% ]  
          -   Tentaculata   [ 49 | 29 | 59% | 29 | 59% ]  

      Echinodermata   [ 2830 | 33 | 1% | 33 | 1% ]  
          Sub-group counts below do not always equal Main-group totals above.
          -   Asterozoa   [ 2353 | 22 | 0% | 22 | 0% ]  
          -   Crinozoa   [ 39 | 0 | 0% | 0 | 0% ]  
          -   Echinozoa   [ 406 | 11 | 2% | 11 | 2% ]  

      Gastrotricha   [ no species? ]  

      Hemichordata   [ 88 | 0 | 0% | 0 | 0% ]  
          Sub-group counts below do not always equal Main-group totals above.
          -   Enteropneusta   [ 76 | 0 | 0% | 0 | 0% ]  

      Mollusca-Bivalvia   [ 44 | 44 | 100% | 44 | 100% ]  

      Mollusca-Cephalopoda   [ 633 | 388 | 61% | 388 | 61% ]  

      Mollusca-Gastropoda   [ 5861 | 1451 | 24% | 1451 | 24% ]  
          Sub-group counts below do not always equal Main-group totals above.
          -   Pteropoda   [ 77 | 50 | 64% | 50 | 64% ]  
          -   Pterotracheoidea   [ 33 | 27 | 81% | 27 | 81% ]  

      Mollusca-Polyplacophora   [ 2 | 2 | 100% | 2 | 100% ]  

      Mollusca-Scaphopoda   [ 1 | 1 | 100% | 1 | 100% ]  

      Nematoda   [ 1385 | 0 | 0% | 0 | 0% ]  

      Nemertea   [ 328 | 209 | 63% | 209 | 63% ]  

      Phoronida   [ 9 | 0 | 0% | 0 | 0% ]  

      Platyhelminthes   [ 1627 | 432 | 26% | 432 | 26% ]  

      Porifera   [ 1 | 1 | 100% | 1 | 100% ]  

      Rotifera   [ 57 | 28 | 49% | 28 | 49% ]  

      Sipuncula   [ 72 | 43 | 59% | 43 | 59% ]  

      Xenacoelomorpha   [ 74 | 0 | 0% | 0 | 0% ]  
    Ichthyoplankton    

      Acanthuriformes   [ 362 | 0 | 0% | 0 | 0% ]  

      Acipenseriformes   [ 13 | 13 | 100% | 13 | 100% ]  

      Acropomatiformes   [ 124 | 1 | 0% | 1 | 0% ]  

      Albuliformes   [ 8 | 4 | 50% | 4 | 50% ]  

      Alepocephaliformes   [ 105 | 0 | 0% | 0 | 0% ]  

      Anabantiformes   [ no species? ]  

      Anguilliformes   [ 684 | 290 | 42% | 290 | 42% ]  

      Argentiniformes   [ 66 | 36 | 54% | 36 | 54% ]  

      Ateleopodiformes   [ 11 | 5 | 45% | 5 | 45% ]  

      Atheriniformes   [ 90 | 44 | 48% | 44 | 48% ]  

      Aulopiformes   [ 224 | 140 | 62% | 140 | 62% ]  

      Batrachoidiformes   [ 67 | 24 | 35% | 24 | 35% ]  

      Beloniformes   [ 141 | 93 | 65% | 93 | 65% ]  

      Beryciformes   [ 68 | 31 | 45% | 31 | 45% ]  

      Blenniiformes   [ 754 | 1 | 0% | 1 | 0% ]  

      Callionymiformes   [ 137 | 58 | 42% | 58 | 42% ]  

      Carangaria-incertae-sedis   [ 70 | 1 | 1% | 1 | 1% ]  

      Carangiformes   [ 167 | 7 | 4% | 7 | 4% ]  

      Carcharhiniformes   [ 249 | 150 | 60% | 150 | 60% ]  

      Centrarchiformes   [ 127 | 0 | 0% | 0 | 0% ]  

      Cetomimiformes   [ 12 | 6 | 50% | 6 | 50% ]  

      Characiformes   [ no species? ]  

      Cichliformes   [ 3 | 0 | 0% | 0 | 0% ]  

      Clupeiformes   [ 247 | 151 | 61% | 151 | 61% ]  

      Cypriniformes   [ 3 | 3 | 100% | 3 | 100% ]  

      Cyprinodontiformes   [ 17 | 16 | 94% | 16 | 94% ]  

      Dactylopteriformes   [ 12 | 7 | 58% | 7 | 58% ]  

      Echinorhiniformes   [ 2 | 2 | 100% | 2 | 100% ]  

      Elopiformes   [ 9 | 7 | 77% | 7 | 77% ]  

      Esociformes   [ no species? ]  

      Eupercaria-incertae-sedis   [ 1351 | 15 | 1% | 15 | 1% ]  

      Gadiformes   [ 514 | 230 | 44% | 230 | 44% ]  

      Galaxiiformes   [ 1 | 0 | 0% | 0 | 0% ]  

      Gasterosteiformes   [ 16 | 12 | 75% | 12 | 75% ]  

      Gobiesociformes   [ 110 | 49 | 44% | 49 | 44% ]  

      Gobiiformes   [ 904 | 5 | 0% | 5 | 0% ]  

      Gonorynchiformes   [ 6 | 4 | 66% | 4 | 66% ]  

      Gymnotiformes   [ no species? ]  

      Heterodontiformes   [ 9 | 4 | 44% | 4 | 44% ]  

      Hexanchiformes   [ 5 | 5 | 100% | 5 | 100% ]  

      Hiodontiformes   [ no species? ]  

      Holocentriformes   [ 73 | 0 | 0% | 0 | 0% ]  

      Kurtiformes   [ 241 | 2 | 0% | 2 | 0% ]  

      Lamniformes   [ 15 | 15 | 100% | 15 | 100% ]  

      Lampriformes   [ 21 | 17 | 80% | 17 | 80% ]  

      Lepidogalaxiiformes   [ no species? ]  

      Lepisosteiformes   [ no species? ]  

      Lophiiformes   [ 253 | 105 | 41% | 105 | 41% ]  

      Mugiliformes   [ 61 | 54 | 88% | 54 | 88% ]  

      Mulliformes   [ 66 | 54 | 81% | 54 | 81% ]  

      Myctophiformes   [ 245 | 171 | 69% | 171 | 69% ]  

      Myliobatiformes   [ 156 | 124 | 79% | 124 | 79% ]  

      Notacanthiformes   [ 26 | 19 | 73% | 19 | 73% ]  

      Ophidiiformes   [ 339 | 84 | 24% | 84 | 24% ]  

      Orectolobiformes   [ 35 | 19 | 54% | 19 | 54% ]  

      Osmeriformes   [ 27 | 27 | 100% | 27 | 100% ]  

      Osteoglossiformes   [ no species? ]  

      Ovalentaria-incertae-sedis   [ 567 | 3 | 0% | 3 | 0% ]  

      Perciformes   [ 2244 | 1321 | 58% | 1321 | 58% ]  

      Percopsiformes   [ no species? ]  

      Pleuronectiformes   [ 613 | 324 | 52% | 324 | 52% ]  

      Polymixiiformes   [ 8 | 6 | 75% | 6 | 75% ]  

      Polypteriformes   [ no species? ]  

      Pristiformes   [ no species? ]  

      Pristiophoriformes   [ 5 | 3 | 60% | 3 | 60% ]  

      Rajiformes   [ 220 | 137 | 62% | 137 | 62% ]  

      Rhinopristiformes   [ 57 | 35 | 61% | 35 | 61% ]  

      Saccopharyngiformes   [ 6 | 4 | 66% | 4 | 66% ]  

      Salmoniformes   [ 35 | 41 | 117% | 41 | 117% ]  

      Scombriformes   [ 206 | 5 | 2% | 5 | 2% ]  

      Scorpaeniformes   [ 10 | 10 | 100% | 10 | 100% ]  

      Siluriformes   [ 88 | 45 | 51% | 45 | 51% ]  

      Squaliformes   [ 115 | 79 | 68% | 79 | 68% ]  

      Squatiniformes   [ 20 | 18 | 90% | 18 | 90% ]  

      Stephanoberyciformes   [ 39 | 15 | 38% | 15 | 38% ]  

      Stomiiformes   [ 352 | 140 | 39% | 140 | 39% ]  

      Stylephoriformes   [ 1 | 0 | 0% | 0 | 0% ]  

      Synbranchiformes   [ no species? ]  

      Syngnathiformes   [ 225 | 148 | 65% | 148 | 65% ]  

      Tetraodontiformes   [ 343 | 247 | 72% | 247 | 72% ]  

      Torpediniformes   [ 52 | 25 | 48% | 25 | 48% ]  

      Trachichthyiformes   [ 44 | 0 | 0% | 0 | 0% ]  

      Zeiformes   [ 33 | 25 | 75% | 25 | 75% ]  
    MZGdb Atlas v2.01   (2021-Aug-24)