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Noun1.Decapoda - lobstersDecapoda - lobsters; crayfish; crabs; shrimps; prawns
animal order - the order of animals
Malacostraca, subclass Malacostraca - largest subclass of Crustacea including most of the well-known marine, freshwater, and terrestrial crustaceans: crabs; lobsters; shrimps; sow bugs; beach flies
decapod, decapod crustacean - crustaceans characteristically having five pairs of locomotor appendages each joined to a segment of the thorax
Reptantia, suborder Reptantia - lobsters; crabs
family Nephropsidae, Nephropsidae - in some classifications coextensive with the Homaridae
family Paguridae, Paguridae - hermit crabs
Natantia, suborder Natantia - shrimp; prawns; etc.
2.Decapoda - squids and cuttlefishes
animal order - the order of animals
Dibranchia, Dibranchiata, subclass Dibranchia, subclass Dibranchiata - comprising all living cephalopods except the family Nautilidae: the orders Octopoda (octopuses) and Decapoda (squids and cuttlefish)
decapod - cephalopods having eight short tentacles plus two long ones
genus Loligo - squids
genus Ommastrephes - a genus of Decapoda
genus Architeuthis - giant squid
family Sepiidae, Sepiidae - true cuttlefishes
family Spirulidae, Spirulidae - coextensive with the genus Spirula; included in the order Belemnoidea in some older classifications
References in classic literature ?
If he were, we would be sure to have heard of it from the deep-sea Decapods.
Moreover, in the absence of invertebrate prey, introduced decapods may also feed on some macroalgal species and thereby cause shifts in the macroalgal community structure.
It further brings new enlightenments on how the brown shrimp endures long periods of starvation indicating that this species uses primarily proteins, probably followed by carbohydrates and lipids (though these might not be used at all), like other species of marine decapods, such as Lithodes santolla (Comoglio et al.
Decapods, nondecapod crustaceans, and polychaetes were the most commonly consumed prey of southern kingfish and Atlantic croaker.
This rate was applied to FAO landings of Natantian decapods, which is the FAO category representative of the deepwater species (Fidel and Cabezon).
Crustacean decapods may reduce epibionts by mechanically removing the settlers during grooming or moulting.
It is a species of small decapods crustacean from the Xanthidae family and found in the Indo-Pacific Ocean, living in crevices and on the surface of corals.
The tasty decapods are presently molting reclusively rather than wandering around our pots to feed.
Tokushima, Japan) has published extensively on decapods Crustacea and here presents both an inventory of currently known species as well as his own views on their classification.
The technique of unilateral eyestalk ablation has been applied with success on the gonadal maturation induction of crustacean decapods (PRIMAVERA, 1978), resulting in anticipation of ovigerous condition and an increase in spawning frequency.
Specific topics include protecting elite genotypes from unlicensed breeding, emerging non-viral infectious and non-infectious diseases of farmed penaeid shrimp and other decapods, digestive physiology in Crustacea, the status and potential of seaweeds for shrimp nutrition, 40 years of shrimp aquaculture in Mexico, estimating mechanical aeration requirements in shrimp ponds from the oxygen demand of feed, and current production and trade in the global shrimp industry.
The sauce, non-oily yet infused with garlic and sweetness, was a perfect match for the decapods.