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Diacyclops bicuspidatus

Synonyms: Acanthocyclops bicuspidatus; Cyclops bicuspidatus; Megacyclops bicuspidatus

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 (0.031–0.039 in) long, while females are larger at 0.9–1.6 mm (0.035–0.063 in).
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Cernydd Carmel 892 Wales, United Kingdom


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 
Fimbriaria fasciolaris[2]
Triaenophorus crassus[2]




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