pistol shrimp

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small shrimp that makes a snapping noise with one of their enlarged chelae

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El infraorden Caridea esta representado por las familias Palaemonidae, con el genero Macrobrachium y cinco especies incluidas, y la familia Alpheidae, con los generos Alpheus, con tres especies; Synalpheus con dos y Betaeus con una especie.
Es importante anotar, que en las tres estaciones, la familia Pilumnidae presento abundancias similares, mientras que la familia Alpheidae fue la menos destacada (Figura 3A).
Otros registros son para la familia Palaemonidae (4) Anchistoides antiguensis; para la familia Alpheidae (5) Alpheus simus, Synalpheus curacaoensis y S.
8), whereas diets from reef habitats shifted to a dominance of Sicyoninae, Hippolytidae, Alpheidae, and Squillidae (Fig.
The caridean shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda) of the Albatross Phillipine expedition, 1907-1910, Part 5: Family Alpheidae.
Descripcion y clave de los primeros estadios larvales de camarones carideos (Decapoda: Hippolytidae, Alpheidae, Rhynchocinetidae) de aguas costeras de Chile.
Fort Johnson Family Species Common Name Cntrl Reef Alpheidae Alpheus Bigclaw -- -- heterochaelis * snapping shrimp Palaemonidae Palaemonetes spp.
1 Alpheidae Amphipoda 2,1 0,8 2,5 0,4 Brachyura (Larvas) 6,3 6,8 5,3 4,1 Calappidae 0,6 1,3 0,9 0,1 Carideos n.
2004), Palaemonidae (Bauer & Abdalla, 2001) y Alpheidae (Toth & Bauer, 2008).
Faunistic composition and density: A total of 72 158 individuals belonging to 16 taxa of caridean shrimps were collected from 12 localities in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea: 8 species of the Hippolytidae, 7 species of Palaemonidae and 1 species of Alpheidae (Table 3).
Alpheus heterochaelis of the family Alpheidae (Decapoda, Caridea) is one of the largest snapping shrimp, reaching a body length of up to 55 mm.
Alpheus heterochaelis, the big-clawed snapping shrimp of the family Alpheidae, which comprises about 425 species worldwide in subtropical and tropical oceans, reaches 5.
Familias con mas especies: Galatheidae (40), Sergestidae (24), Majidae (21), Alpheidae (18), Porcellanidae (17), Oplophoridae (16) y Aeglidae (15).