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Cyclops bicuspidatus (cyclopoid copepod)

Wikipedia Abstract

Cyclops bicuspidatus is a planktonic species of copepod found throughout the world, except Australia, and characteristic of the Great Lakes of North America. It is a deep water species found throughout the year with peak abundance occurring in May or June. Males grow up to 0.8–1.0 millimetre ( ) long, while females are larger at 0.9–1.6 mm ( ).
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Prey / Diet

Conochilus unicornis (rotifer)[1]


Alosa pseudoharengus (kyack)[1]
Bythotrephes longimanus (spiny waterflea)[1]
Coregonus clupeaformis (Common whitefish)[1]
Coregonus hoyi (Bloater)[1]
Cottus cognatus (Anadyr sculpin)[1]
Myoxocephalus quadricornis (Alaska fourhorn sculpin)[1]
Mysis relicta (opossum shrimp)[1]
Oncorhynchus mykiss (redband trout)[1]
Osmerus mordax (Rainbow smelt)[1]
Perca flavescens (Yellow perch)[1]
Sander vitreus (Walleye)[1]


Parasitized by 
Triaenophorus crassus[2]



Species recognized by , 2000-06-06, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1NOAA, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory 2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access