decapod


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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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Shrimps are a diverse group of decapod crustaceans, and the genus Macrobrachium (Bate, 1868) is one of the most important of freshwater Palaemonidae.
The decapod caudal photoreceptor, identified by molecular, behavioral, and physiological techniques, is not thought to exist in other malacostracan crustaceans.
This finding is surprising in light of previous studies of decapod species from inland waters, which indicate a crepuscular feeding rhythm (Zimmermann et al.
Unfortunately, for researchers designing new experiments or monitoring programs, little information is available to help choose from the array of available condition indices that have been developed for decapod crustaceans, whose relative precision, sensitivity, and practicality have seldom been compared under controlled conditions.
In our study, barnacles were the main food source in the summer, whereas, in the autumn and spring, red porgy depended more heavily on decapod prey.
PROTOCOL DEVELOPMENT OF A STUDENT-FRIENDLY DEHYDRATION PROCEDURE FOR IMAGING MARINE DECAPODS USING SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY.
Growth can be slowed by diet and environmental factors in other decapod crustacean species (e.
Decapod crustacean grooming: functional morphology, adaptive value, and phylogenetic significance.
Maine is spending $3 million on a national campaign to market the decapod crustaceans, thanks to a bill passed by lawmakers and signed by the governor.
In his valuable catalog of marine decapod crustaceans of the Americas, Boschi (2000) lists 78 species in seven genera of the family Porcellanidae recorded from the Pacific coasts of North and South America.