decapod crustacean

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Synonyms for decapod crustacean

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

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Distribution and abundance of decapod crustacean larvae in the southeastern Bering Sea with emphasis on commercial species.
Seasonal and spatial patterns of an epibenthic decapod crustacean assemblage in north-west Atlantic continental shelf waters.
Profile of embryonic ecdysteroids in the decapod crustacean, Macrobrachium rosenbergii.
The same may be true on the adjacent continental shelf where sampling for decapod crustaceans with beam trawis in the vicinity of Beach Haven Ridge (10-20 m depth) have failed to collect a single juvenile lobster (Viscido et al.
Chemoreception and mechanoreception are the main methods used by decapod crustaceans to identify food particles and locate mates (Anger 2001, Bauer 2004).
For decapod crustaceans, it is known that, the relative size of the HSI is an indicator of their nutritional status (Jones & Obst 2000).
Molt cycle alterations in behavior, feeding and diel rhythms of a decapod crustacean, the spiny lobster Panulirus argus.
Then, the final objective of the project is to select the main representative genes related to nutrition, growth, and reproduction or sexual differentiation, to develop molecular tools for improving the culture of the main groups of decapod crustacean species (shrimps, prawns and crabs).
The anatomy of the foregut may be modified in closely related species with similar feeding habits; however, the main features of the decapod crustacean digestive tract are similar to other species.
The quantity and composition of lipids in decapod crustacean larvae change continuously during development in response to various biotic and abiotic factors (Anger & Harms 1990, Montano & Navarro 1996, Anger 1998, Muhlebach et al.
Off the coast of the East China Sea and the Yellow Sea, the deep-water mud shrimp is one of the most important decapod crustacean species in terms of total number of individuals and biomass, and prefers soft (mud and sandy-mud) bottoms at a depth of 60-100 m (Li et al.
A rearing system for the culture of ornamental decapod crustacean larvae.
Changes in oxygen consumption, heart rate and ventilation accompanying starvation in the decapod crustacean Cancer pagurus.
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.