amphipod


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Potential amphipod predators were rarely observed at HBNWR, whereas at BL, Northwestern Salamanders and caddisfly larvae were abundant throughout the egg development period.
Though amphipods are common in the sea, akin to insects on land and belonging to the same phylum, Arthropoda, they usually escape our notice as they are very small and occur in fine sand or within the water column where they live among algae.
The amphipod family Phoxocephalidae in the eastern Pacific Ocean with analyses of other species and notes for a revision of the family Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions, 18(3): 175-368.
The acanthocephalan parasite Polymorphic minutes alters the geotactic and clinging behaviours of two sympatric amphipod hosts: the native Gammarus pulex and the invasive Gommants roeseli.
In many spring-fed streams of the midwestern United States, Gammarus amphipods are among the most important and numerically dominant shredder species (Heard et al., 1999; Ruetz et al., 2002).
Increased abundance of infaunal groups also has been observed in clam culture sites relative to uncultivated control sites (gammarid amphipods and nemertean worms: Thompson 1995; deposit-feeding polychaetes: Spencer et al.
Earlier studies have shown that palaemonid prawns can feed on both benthic macroalgae and invertebrates (Hartnoll and Salama, 1992; Janas and Baranska, 2008; Moksnes et al., 2008; Lesutiene et al., 2014) with amphipods serving as their main food (Moller et al., 1985; Persson et al., 2008).
Three species of wood borers were present on the test blocks: the isopod Limnoria tripunctata, the bivalve Lyroduspedicellatus and the amphipod Chelura terebrans.
Although the park seems far from civilization, it does face potential threats, and so does the little amphipod. The Southern Nevada Water Authority has plans to pump groundwater from a nearby valley and build a pipeline to carry it to Las Vegas.
The endangered Kauai cave wolf spider (Adelocosa anops) feeds on the equally endangered Kauai cave amphipod (Spelaeorchestia koloana).
The topics include Caprella takedai, a new species of caprellid amphipod from off Ito, the east coast of Izu Peninsula, Shizuoka, Japan; the first zoea of Porcellanopagurus truncatifrons Takeda, 1981 (Decapoda, Anomura, Paguridae) described from laboratory-hatched material; remarkable zoeas of two species of deep-sea spider crabs; additional species of deep-sea pontoniine shrimps from Taiwan, with a description of one new species; and Griffinia takedai, a new species of deep-sea majoid crab from the Philippines.
More recently, Zickovich and Bohonak (2007) compared genetic diversity ofpopulations ofthe amphipod, Hyalella azteca, in perennial and intermittent streams in the semiarid region of southern California.