Species composition and community structure of benthic crustacean assemblage around Oryukdo in southeastern waters off Korea

오륙도 주변해역 저서 갑각류 (Crustacea)의 종조성과 군집구조

  • Received : 2014.10.30
  • Accepted : 2014.11.28
  • Published : 2014.11.30


Community structures and species composition in benthic crustacean around Oryukdo of Busan was investigated using a SCUBA diving in 2011. A total 115 species, 51 families, and 4 taxa were collected during the sampling periods. Species were included 52 species in amphipoda, 49 in decapoda, 8 in isopoda and 6 in thoracica. On cluster analysis, the benthic crustacea community was classified into three groups based on the species composition: group A occurred in spring, group B in autumn and winter and group C in summer. Species composition in benthic crustacean corresponded with the water temperature.


Oryukdo;Community structures;Species composition;Benthic crustacean


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