americanus is related to swimmeret
activity, as in B.
One of the first body parts that a larva grows is a set of swimmerets
Through my looking glass, the mud world in the petri dish reels from mini-tsunamis, worms flailing, snails spinning in shells, amphipods sprinting on swimmerets
, bacterial filaments tying themselves into knots.
After fertilization, she glues the eggs to her swimmerets
(swimming legs), then sequesters herself in a safe place while "in berry" (her egg mass resembles berries).
The abdomen also has several pairs of small appendages called swimmerets
They put the lobsters' swimmerets
, the small appendages on their abdomens, in a solution of potassium iodide, which turns yellow in the presence of chlorine, explains Robert A.
Though no doubt they have been there all the time, now I spot crabs and parts of crabs all over the beach: stone crab claws, ghostly bodies of elegant little crabs with swimmerets
instead of walking legs, beached horseshoe crabs, and the truly homely spider crabs, with barnacle-covered carapaces.