decapod


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  • noun

Synonyms for decapod

crustaceans characteristically having five pairs of locomotor appendages each joined to a segment of the thorax

cephalopods having eight short tentacles plus two long ones

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Moreover, our experiment was focussed on the gammarid-palaemonid interactions whereas in field conditions the decapod predators are exposed to multiple prey species and are themselves preyed by fish.
This appears to be a general phenomenon in decapod crustaceans and has been reported in several species, including Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Costlow et al.
Values of mean percent weight and mean percent number predictably showed bony fishes to be the dominant prey consumed (44% and 35%, respectively); however, decapod crustaceans (32%) and nondecapod crustaceans (29%) had similarly high values for mean percent number (Fig.
The East African decapod crab Neosarmatium meinerti (de Man) sweeps mangrove floors clean of leaf litter.
Crustacean decapods may reduce epibionts by mechanically removing the settlers during grooming or moulting.
Basking sharks are planktivorous, feeding by filtering copepods, barnacles, decapod larvae, and fish eggs from the water (Compagno, 2001).
An inventory of the decapod crustaceans (crayfishes and shrimps) of Arkansas with a discussion of their habitats.
Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: decapod crustaceans.
Well, I can't imagine there's a big call on shrimp costumes, or any other decapod crustaceans come to that.
Other fossil taxa are known to occur only in Chiapas and in Jamaica (including certain corals, larger foraminifera, decapod crustaceans and rudistid bivalves), but this is the first known study and comparison of ostracodes from each region.
Ecdysis of decapod crustaceans is associate with a dramatic release of crustacean cardioactive peptide into the haemolymph.
As expected, the most frequently occurring prey items were bivalves, decapod crustaceans, gastropods, and echinoderms.
To reach the main research objective of the project we need to assess and characterize genes and pathways involved in nutrition, growth and reproduction differentially expressed between males and females in order to improve the production of decapod crustaceans in captivity.
We collected 22 taxa (10 species & 12 taxa identified to genus or family) of invertebrates, including one isopod, 1 decapod, 4 pelecypods, 1 gastropod, 1 leech, 1 annelid, I triclad, 5 dipterans, 2 odonates, 2 coleopterans, 2 hemipterans, and 1 megalopteran.