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The Hyperiidea are a suborder of amphipods, small aquatic crustaceans. [1]

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Amphipoda is an order of malacostracan crustaceans with no carapace and generally with laterally compressed bodies.

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Animals are multicellular eukaryotic organisms that form the biological kingdom Animalia.

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An arthropod (from Greek ἄρθρον arthron, "joint" and πούς pous, "foot") is an invertebrate animal having an exoskeleton (external skeleton), a segmented body, and paired jointed appendages.

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Copepods (meaning "oar-feet") are a group of small crustaceans found in the sea and nearly every freshwater habitat.

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Crustaceans (Crustacea) form a large, diverse arthropod taxon which includes such familiar animals as crabs, lobsters, crayfish, shrimp, krill, woodlice, and barnacles.

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Henri Milne-Edwards

Henri Milne-Edwards (23 October 1800 – 29 July 1885) was an eminent French zoologist.

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Hyperia galba

Hyperia galba is a species of zooplankton, an amphipod in the family Hyperiidae.

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The Hyperiidae are a family of amphipods, containing these genera.

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Jellyfish or sea jelly is the informal common name given to the medusa-phase of certain gelatinous members of the subphylum Medusozoa, a major part of the phylum Cnidaria.

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Malacostraca is the largest of the six classes of crustaceans, containing about 40,000 living species, divided among 16 orders.

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An ocean (the sea of classical antiquity) is a body of saline water that composes much of a planet's hydrosphere.

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In evolutionary biology, parasitism is a relationship between species, where one organism, the parasite, lives on or in another organism, the host, causing it some harm, and is adapted structurally to this way of life.

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The Phronimidae are a family of amphipod crustaceans, containing two genera.

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Plankton (singular plankter) are the diverse collection of organisms that live in large bodies of water and are unable to swim against a current.

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Predation is a biological interaction where a predator (a hunting animal) kills and eats its prey (the organism that is attacked).

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A salp (plural salps), salpa (plural salpae or salpas), is a barrel-shaped, planktonic tunicate.

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Southern Ocean

The Southern Ocean, also known as the Antarctic Ocean or the Austral Ocean, comprises the southernmost waters of the World Ocean, generally taken to be south of 60° S latitude and encircling Antarctica.

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Themisto gaudichaudii

Themisto gaudichaudii is an amphipod crustacean of the suborder Hyperiidea.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyperiidea

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