For more information on zooplankton:

Newell, G.E. & R.C. Newell. 1977. Marine plankton: a practical guide. Hutchinson, London. 244 pages.

Smith, D.L. & K.B. Johnson. 1996. A guide to marine coastal plankton and marine invertebate larvae. Kendal/Hunt Publishing Company, Dubuque, Iowa. 221 pages.

Todd, C.D. M.S. Laverack & G.A. Boxshall. 1996. Coastal Marine Zooplankton: A Practical Manual for Students. Cambridge University Press. 106 pages.

Wrobel, D. & C.E. Mills. 1998. Pacific Coast Pelagic Invertebrates: A Guide to the Common Gelatinous Animals. Sea Challengers. 112 pages, including numerous color pictures.

Other web sites on zooplankton:

The plankton net by Warren Currie.

The Bioluminescence Page by Steve Haddock.

The Jelly Zone by Dave Wrobel, with links to other jelly sites.

Some pictures of Gelatinous zooplankton:

The Cnidarian (Medusae, Jellyfish, and Siphonophores) Home Page

Midwater Jellies by Kevin Raskoff.

More about ctenophores, hydromedusae, or stauromedusae, by Claudia Mills.

Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Jelly Exhibit, plus information on other pelagic species.

European Larvaceans (= Appendicularians) by Gaby Gorsky.

Copepod Page at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and The Virtual Copepod.

For more information on Squids and Octopus

Cephalopods at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

The Cephalopod Page by Mike Young.

Other Recent Expeditions on gelatinous Zooplankton

The Maine Event
Drifting Houses in the Gulf Stream


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