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(M. Sars, 1856)
Northern krill (Meganyctiphanes norvegica) is a crustacean that lives in the North Atlantic Ocean. It is part of the zooplankton. It is an euphausiid and a very important component of the plankton of the ocean, food for whales, fish and birds.
Northern krill is the only species of the genus Meganyctiphanes.