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A krill and it's life style

Tsinat Semagn

on 21 April 2013

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Krill Anatomy Lobster Diagram Habitat Krills have a deep-sea habitat. They occur in both Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Krill By Tsinat, Sandhi,
Kinda, and Kosta Antennae: 1 pair; 2 antennae
Legs: Depends on species; 5 additional legs called "swimmerets".
Wings: 0 wings
Body Segment: 3 regions
Exoskeleton: Hard; Krills loose their exoskeleton when they become older. Type of Consumer Krills are herbivores. They consume zooplankton, ice-algae and phytoplankton which are microscopic, single-celled plants that drift near the ocean’s surface and live off carbon dioxide and the sun’s rays. Sea creatures such as great whales, manta rays, whale sharks, fish, squid, seals, and penguins are predators of krill. Nauplii Pseudomet-
etanauplius Metanau-
plius Calyptopsis Life Cycle of a Krill Furcilia Other Information Krill: Any of the small, pelagic, shrimplike crustaceans of the family Euphausiidae, eaten as food by certain whales. 'Krill' comes from the Norweigen word
'Kril' meaning young fry(of fish)

Krills can be found in some parts
of North America, Africa,
and Asia.

All of the krill's estimated weight is more that all the human's estimated weight!

Krills are as tall as a paperclip! Reproduction Male produces sperm packets. Female stores them in a pouch until she is ready to lay her eggs. Eggs are fertilized as they leave her body. THANK YOU! Here is a video we put together about krill. I hope you enjoy it! Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Superorder: Eucarida
Order: Euphausiacea
Family: Euphausiidae
Genus: Euphausia
Species: superba

Scientific Name: Euphausia superba Scientific Classification Introduction This presentation will include the Anatomy, Diagram, Reproduction, Type of Consumer, Habitat, Life Cycle, and Other Interesting Facts. Phytoplankton Ice-algae Zooplankton
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