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Flashcards in Plankton Deck (12):
1

Which plankton live in high salinity to avoid predators?

Artemia

2

The eggs of which plankton are frequently used in biotoxicity assays?

Artemia

3

Which plankton is also referred to as 'brine shrimp'?

Artemia

4

The species Brachionus plicatilis belongs to which plankton group?

Rotifers

5

Which group of plankton are referred to as 'wheel animals'?

Rotifers

6

Which plankton group has the main species Tigriospus japonicas?

Copepods

7

Which plankton has the highest nutritional value?

Copepods

8

Which plankton have a very high protein content?

Copepods

9

Which two plankton can be combined in cultivation?

- The rotifer Brachionus plicatilis
- The copepod Tigriopsus japonicas
Using baker's yeast as a food source.

10

Which plankton is often referred to as 'opossum shrimps'?

Mysids

11

The larvae of which plankton are reared in a marsupium, instead of free-swimming?

Mysids

12

Which plankton are fed Artemia juveniles?

Mysids (opossum shrimps)