Homarus americanus

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Noun1.Homarus americanus - lobster of Atlantic coast of AmericaHomarus americanus - lobster of Atlantic coast of America
true lobster - large edible marine crustaceans having large pincers on the first pair of legs
genus Homarus, Homarus - type genus of the family Homaridae: common edible lobsters
American lobster, Maine lobster, Northern lobster - flesh of cold-water lobsters having large tender claws; caught from Maine to the Carolinas
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2015), y la langosta Homarus americanus (Clarck, 2014).
Lobster nutrition: the effect on Homarus americanus of dietary protein levels.
After hatching, American lobsters Homarus americanus likely first come into contact with shelter during the late postlarval (decapodid) stage, known as stage IV.
The American lobster, Homarus americanus (Milne-Edwards) supports is a multi-billion dollar fishery in Atlantic Canada and New England.
With: Brian Jannelle Adrian Guillette, Arthur Smith, Asterias Vulgaris, Callinectes Sapidus, Christopher Swampstead, Cleona Celata, Clyde Lee, Declan Conneely, Fulmaris Glacialis, Gadus Morhua, Hippoglossus Hippoglossus, Homarus Americanus, Johnny Gatcombe, Larus Marinus, Larus Argentatus Smithonianus.
Microstructure and crystallographic texture of the chitin protein network in the biological composite material of the exoskeleton of the lobster Homarus americanus.
However, in Homarus americanus (Icely & Nott), the hepatopancreas is described as having three lobes, each one covered by an outer layer of connective tissue, on each side of the body (Factor & Naar, 1985).
Examples of specific topics include the influence of intrinsic and extrinsic factors on agonistic behavior in freshwater crayfish, chemical communication and social behavior of the lobster Homarus americanus, ecology and evolution of mating behavior in freshwater amphipods, mating strategies in isopods, sperm demand and allocation in decapod crustaceans, hermaphroditism in caridean shrimps, social behavior of parent-offspring groups in crustaceans, sociobiology of terrestrial isopods, the social breeding system of the Jamaican bromeliad crab, ecology and evolution of eusociality in sponge-dwelling shrimp, and anthropogenic stressors and their effects on the behavior of aquatic crustaceans.
The Maine lobster, homarus americanus, is well-known throughout the world for its succulent taste, but it was not always considered a delicacy.
Similar trends in [alpha]-amylase activity were observed in larvae of the American lobster Homarus americanus (Biesiot, 1986).