Malacostraca | Euphausiacea
Brinton, E. 1962. (Ref. 2864)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 3.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 101405)
Pelagic; depth range 15 - 130 m (Ref. 111951)
Climate / Range
Polar; 49°S - 78°S, 180°W - 180°E
Circumpolar in the Southern Ocean.
Found along most of the Antarctic coastline. Adult krill populations' center of distribution is near the continental shelf break, juveniles are found in inshore waters and the eggs and larvae are found in offshore waters (Ref. 96896).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models