|Swimming behaviour patterns in certain benthic harpacticoids (Copepoda)|
|Hauspie, R.; Polk, Ph. (1973). Swimming behaviour patterns in certain benthic harpacticoids (Copepoda). Crustaceana 25(1): 95-103|
|In: Crustaceana. Brill Academic Publishers: Leyden. ISSN 0011-216X, more|
|Also published as |
- Hauspie, R.; Polk, Ph. (1974). Swimming behaviour patterns in certain benthic harpacticoids (Copepoda), in: (1974). IZWO Coll. Rep. 4(1974). IZWO Collected Reprints, 4: pp. chapter 10 [Subsequent publication], more
Swimming; Copepoda [WoRMS]; ANE, Belgium, Oostende Harbour, Sluice Dock [gazetteer]; Marine; Brackish water
During an investigation on the fouling of artificial substrata in a brackish-water biotope at Oostende (=Ostend), Belgium, it was found that some harpacticoid species, until now considered benthic, become pelagic at certain times. Also, we observed that these harpacticoids were swimming during certain periods and then were found in the plankton. Some observations about this phenomenon are discussed in this paper.