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Abundance and habitat associations of two Florida crayfishes, Procambarus paeninsulanus (Faxon, 1914) and P. fallax (Hagen, 1870) (Decapoda: Astacoidea), assessed with N-mixture modeling

Tiffani M Manteuffel-Ross, Eric Stolen and C Ross Hinkle.

in Journal of Crustacean Biology

May 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Invertebrates. 7592 words.

Abstract

The study of crayfishes in their native habitats is limited, even if crayfishes are economically and ecologically important. Such is the case in...

Acute thermal effects in an inland freshwater crab Austrothelphusa transversa (von Martens, 1868) occupying seasonal, tropical rivers

Nathan J Waltham.

in Journal of Crustacean Biology

August 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Invertebrates. 5668 words.

Abstract

Crustaceans occupying drying waterholes in seasonal tropical rivers can access terrestrial areas to regulate hyperthermia. An experiment tank filled...

Application of a non-invasive technique for estimating clutch size in the Caribbean spiny lobster Panulirus argus (Latreille, 1804)

Gaya Gnanalingam and Mark J Butler.

in Journal of Crustacean Biology

January 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Invertebrates. 2972 words.

Abstract

We investigated the use of a non-invasive method of fecundity estimation for the Caribbean spiny lobster, Panulirus argus (Latreille, 1804), using a...

Beyond the primary structure of Kazal domains in decapod crustaceans

Marcel Martínez-Porchas, Enrique Villalpando-Canchola and Francisco Vargas-Albores.

in Journal of Crustacean Biology

March 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Invertebrates. 7096 words.

Abstract

Kazal proteinase inhibitors (KPIs) have been described as important regulators of serine proteinases in invertebrate physiological processes,...

A clash of characters: The effect of variation on a morphological hybrid index for an endangered California fairy shrimp Branchinecta sandiegonensis (Fugate, 1993) (Crustacea: Anostraca)

Ketan V Patel, Marie A Simovich, Nicholas S Graige and Andrew J Bohonak.

in Journal of Crustacean Biology

May 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Invertebrates. 2958 words.

Abstract

We validated the morphological hybrid index (MHI) described by Simovich et al. (2013) for detecting hybrids between the endangered San Diego fairy...

Cloning, characterization, and expression profile of an insect farnesoic acid O-methyltransferase orthologue from the mud crab Scylla paramamosain Estampador, 1950 (Brachyura: Portunidae): putative relationship with methyl farnesoate

Ming Zhao, Fengying Zhang, Keji Jiang, Wei Wang, Wei Chen, Chunyan Ma, Wei Song and Lingbo Ma.

in Journal of Crustacean Biology

August 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Invertebrates. 4655 words.

Abstract

Methyl farnesoate (MF) is a sesquiterpenoid hormone that plays a pivotal role in the regulation of metamorphosis and gonad development in crustaceans....

Coexistence patterns of two larval helminth parasites associated with their intermediate host, the mole crab Emerita analoga Stimpson, 1857 (Decapoda: Anomura: Hippidae)

Ritindra N Bhaduri, Mark S Hilgers, Rajvir Singh and Mikaila E Hickman.

in Journal of Crustacean Biology

May 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Invertebrates. 5490 words.

Abstract

Larval helminth parasites that share an intermediate host could be subjected to density-dependent factors, such as crowding effects, as well as...

Collecting and processing crustaceans from anchialine and marine caves

Thomas M Iliffe.

in Journal of Crustacean Biology

May 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Invertebrates. 4933 words.

Abstract

Anchialine caves are inland, salinity stratified, submerged caves in limestone or volcanic basalt, whereas marine caves are located offshore,...

Collecting and processing crustaceans of subterranean habitats

Boris Sket.

in Journal of Crustacean Biology

May 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Invertebrates. 3965 words.

Abstract

Subterranean habitats include mainly aerated (“dry”) and flooded-karst or volcano-karst caves as well as interstitial waters; the term “cave” also...

Comparative evaluation of crustaceans as bioindicators of human impact on Brazilian sandy beaches

Marjorie C Suciu, Davi C Tavares and Ilana R Zalmon.

in Journal of Crustacean Biology

August 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Invertebrates. 6778 words.

Abstract

The potential of using several crustacean species as bioindicators of urbanization predictors (number of recreational visitors, density of solid...

Comparison of growth pattern of male Ucides occidentalis (Ortmann, 1897) (Brachyura: Ocypodidae) based on a combination of commercial catches and non-commercial data

René Zambrano, Gabriela Galindo-Cortes and E Alberto Aragón-Noriega.

in Journal of Crustacean Biology

August 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Invertebrates. 3767 words.

Abstract

Growth estimates of animals are often based on a single data set. The sizes used to determine these estimates can nevertheless be biased by the...

Construction and structure of the semidomes of the fiddler crab Minuca rapax (Brachyura: Ocypodidae) in southern Brazil

Renan D Carvalho, Juan C F Pardo and Tânia M Costa.

in Journal of Crustacean Biology

March 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Invertebrates. 2576 words.

Abstract

Fiddler crabs construct and maintain above-ground sedimentary structures that vary in shape and function. We describe for the first time the behavior...

Continuous, video-recording assessment of daily activity cycle of the ghost crab Ocypode quadrata Fabricius, 1787 (Brachyura: Ocypodidae) in southeastern Brazil

Maíra Pombo, Mariana Campagnoli, Emerson A Castilho-Martins and Alexander Turra.

in Journal of Crustacean Biology

March 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Invertebrates. 4653 words.

Abstract

Several studies have used the abundance of ghost crabs (Ocypodidae) as an indicator of human impacts on sandy beaches. Such studies have used...

Contrasting activity patterns at high and low tide in two Brazilian fiddler crabs (Decapoda: Brachyura: Ocypodidae)

Fernando R De Grande, Karine D Colpo, Henrique Queiroga, Stefano Cannicci and Tânia M Costa.

in Journal of Crustacean Biology

August 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Invertebrates. 4907 words.

Abstract

Fiddler crabs are known as ecosystem engineers as well as important connectors of energy flow between the intertidal zone and the adjacent marine and...

Contributors to the original description of Triops cancriformis (Bosc, 1801) (Branchiopoda, Notostraca)

Mario Engelmann, Irmgard Müller and Armin Geus.

in Journal of Crustacean Biology

August 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Invertebrates. 3568 words.

Abstract

In October 1729 Jacob Theodor Klein, secretary of the city of Danzig, sent letters to Johann Leonhard Frisch in Berlin and Hans Solane in London...

Corrigendum to: A new genus and two new species of monstrilloid copepods (Copepoda: Monstrillidae): integrating morphological, molecular phylogenetic, and ecological evidence

Donggu Jeon, Wonchoel Lee and Ho Young Soh.

in Journal of Crustacean Biology

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Invertebrates. 40 words.

Corrigendum to: Physiological and behavioral responses of different modes of locomotion in the whiteleg shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei (Boone, 1931) (Decapoda: Dendrobranchiata: Penaeidae)

Jiangtao Li, Wentao Li, Xiumei Zhang and Pingguo He.

in Journal of Crustacean Biology

May 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Invertebrates. 50 words.

De novo SNP discovery and strong genetic structuring between upstream and downstream populations of Paratya australiensis Kemp, 1917 (Decapoda: Caridea: Atyidae)

Sharmeen Rahman, Daniel Schmidt and Jane Hughes.

in Journal of Crustacean Biology

March 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Invertebrates. 4621 words.

Abstract

The Australian glass shrimp, Paratya australiensis Kemp, 1917 (Atyidae) has been used in population genetics studies in freshwater ecosystems. There...

Distribution and tidal variation of palaemonid shrimps (Decapoda: Caridea: Palaemonidae) in artificial and natural habitats

Laura C Moritzen, Michael Roy, Gabriela W Smalley and April M H Blakeslee.

in Journal of Crustacean Biology

May 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Invertebrates. 6551 words.

Abstract

Shoreline development can alter natural habitats, create novel habitats, and affect coastal community structure. Our study compares abundances and...

Does unilateral eyestalk ablation affect the quality of the larvae of the pink shrimp Farfantepenaeus brasiliensis (Letreille, 1817) (Decapoda: Dendrobranchiata: Penaeidae)?

Eden Magaña-Gallegos, Magali Bautista-Bautista, Linda M González-Zuñiga, Miguel Arevalo, Gerard Cuzon and Gabriela Gaxiola.

in Journal of Crustacean Biology

August 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Invertebrates. 5033 words.

Abstract

Unilateral eyestalk ablation has been widely used in commercial hatcheries of penaeid shrimps to accelerate female maturation, but has been associated...