This website is an electronic companion to

Zooplankton of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts: A Guide to their Identification and Ecology

by William S. Johnson and Dennis M. Allen

The purpose of this website is to share information and new findings among users of the book and others engaged in collecting and observing zooplankton. It includes:

  • A PHOTO GALLERY with photographs, ID hints, and supplemental information on many plankton species

  •  The latest findings and updates on biology, ranges, and name changes.


Check out our “Creature Feature” !

Do you know this organism?
Horseshoe crab

 Pleased to meet you…Won’t you Guess My name?

 (click for answer)

New Key to decapod Zoeae of the Mid-Atlantic

Highlight the link below. Use the SLIDE SHOW mode in PowerPoint

Pictorial Key to Decapod Zoeae 6


Please contact me for comments, suggestions and corrections

Bill Johnson -[bjohnson090@gmail.com]

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