Issues of Decapod Crustacean Biology

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-4599-8 (Print) 978-1-4020-4756-5 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Discrimination between the Mediterranean spiny lobsters Palinurus elephas and P. mauritanicus (Crustacea: Decapoda) by mitochondrial sequence analysis

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      Pages 1-4

      Discrimination between the Mediterranean spiny lobsters Palinurus elephas and P. mauritanicus (Crustacea: Decapoda) by mitochondrial sequence analysis

  2. Short Research Note

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      Pages 5-8

      Study of the nucleolar organizer regions in Palinurus elephas (Crustacea: Decapoda)

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      Pages 9-20

      The constructional properties of the exoskeleton of homarid, palinurid, and scyllarid lobsters

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      Pages 21-29

      Biological aspects of Medorippe lanata (Linnaeus, 1767) (Brachyura: Dorippidae) from the eastern Ligurian Sea (western Mediterranean)

  3. Review Paper

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      Pages 31-40

      Reproductive investment in Brachyura

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      Pages 41-49

      An ultrastructural and histochemical study of the germinal cells contained in hemispermatophores of males of the Aristaeomorpha foliacea (Risso, 1827)

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      Pages 51-57

      Reproduction strategy of the deep-sea hermit crabs Pagurus alatus and Pagurus excavatus of the Central-Western Mediterranean Sea

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      Pages 59-68

      Diel and seasonal changes in the structure of a Decapod (Crustacea: Decapoda) community of Cymodocea nodosa from Southeastern Spain (West Mediterranean Sea)

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      Pages 69-77

      The use of artificial benthic collectors for assessment of spatial patterns of settlement of megalopae of Carcinus maenas (L.) (Brachyura: Portunidae) in the lower Mira Estuary, Portugal

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      Pages 79-84

      Feeding habits of Percnon gibbesi (H. Milne Edwards, 1853) in the Sicily Strait

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      Pages 85-95

      The decapod crustacean community of the Guadalquivir Estuary (SW Spain): seasonal and inter-year changes in community structure

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      Pages 97-106

      Preliminary estimation of the factors influencing the distribution of the midlittoral crab Portumnus lysianassa (Herbst, 1796)

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      Pages 107-112

      Chromatic patterns of the hermit crab Calcinus tubularis related to the occupied shell

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      Pages 113-119

      Trawl selectivity trials on the deep-water rose shrimp (Parapenaeus longirostris) in Sicilian waters

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      Pages 121-133

      Catch composition and damage incurred to crabs discarded from the eastern Ligurian Sea “rapido” trawl fishery

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      Pages 135-144

      Fishery of the deep-water rose shrimp Parapenaeus longirostris (Lucas, 1846) (Crustacea: Decapoda) in the northern Tyrrhenian Sea (western Mediterranean)

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      Pages 145-154

      Selectivity parameters and size at first maturity in deep-water shrimps, Aristaeomorpha foliacea (Risso, 1827) and Aristeus antennatus (Risso, 1816), from the North-Western Ionian Sea (Mediterranean Sea)

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      Pages 155-160

      Catch composition on red shrimps’ (Aristaeomorpha foliacea and Aristeus antennatus) grounds in the Eastern Ionian Sea