Menippe


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Noun1.Menippe - stone crabsMenippe - stone crabs        
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Brachyura, suborder Brachyura - an order of crustaceans (including true crabs) having a reduced abdomen folded against the ventral surface
Menippe mercenaria, stone crab - large edible crab of the southern coast of the United States (particularly Florida)
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Biochemical changes during the larval development of the xanthid crab Menippe mercenaria.
Relative growth and sexual maturity of the stone crab Menippe nodifrons Stimpson, 1859 (Brachyura, Xanthoidea) in Southeastern Brazil.
daira (Godart, 1819), Itaballia demophile (Linnaeus, 1763) y Anteos menippe (Hubner, 1818).
0 0 0 0 Hippolyte pleuracanthus 0 0 0 0 Mithracidae Microphrys bicornutus 4 0 2 0 Mithraculus coryphe 20 26 33 0 Mithraculus forceps 3 7 35 0 Grapsidae Grapsus grapsus 0 0 0 0 Pachygrapsus gracilis 0 0 0 0 Pachygrapsus transversus 0 0 0 11 Epialtidae Acanthonyx petiverii 4 0 1 5 Epialtus bituberculatus 38 18 25 143 Diogenidae Clibanarius antillensis 6 11 0 0 Calcinus tibicen 0 0 0 0 Palaemonidae Periclimenes longicaudatus 0 0 2 0 Periclimenes americanus 3 0 0 0 Menippidae Menippe nodifrons 0 0 0 1 Palinuridae Panulirus sp.
XCAMBO (N = 1539) Taxon NISP % NISP No identificado Brachyura no identificado 15 1 CRUSTACEOS Cangrejos Callinectes 1 0,1 sapidus Menippe mercenaria 100 6,5 Cardisoma guanhuni Uca rapax 1 0,1 Libinia emarginata Limulus polyphemus 1 0,1 Condrictio no identificado PECES Tiburones y pez Ginglymostoma 12 0,7 sierra cirratum Carcharhinus spp.
Esta alta mortalidad puede deberse a predadores naturales que coexisten con la especie en la zona, tales como los gasteropodos Cymatium pileare, Fasciolaria tulipa y Murex brevifrons, entre otros (Villafranca y Jimenez, 2004), los crustaceos Callinectes danae y Menippe nodifrons (Urosa, 1972), y mas probablemente a la intensa explotacion pesquera de que es objeto la especie, que explicaria la disminucion de la densidad del mejillon durante la realizacion del estudio.
The stone crab, Menippe adina, is commonly found in northern Gulf waters and is associated with rock jetties and oyster reefs.
Major predators on the hard clam at the study site are three crabs (the blue crab Callinectes sapidus, the stone crab Menippe mercenaria, and the mud crab Panopeus herbstii), three whelks (Busycon carica, B.
C'est celle que l' on appelle Varroniene, on la Satire Menippee; parce que Varron le plus savant des Romains, en fut le premier Auteur, et qu'il imita dans cet Ouvrage les manieres de Menippe Gadarenien, Philosophe Cynique .
Unidentified fishes Invertebrates 163 Calinectes sapidus Bluecrab 164 Menippe mercenaria Stone crab 165 Mithrax spp.
For example, closely related species in the crab genus Menippe (Bert and Harrison 1988), the gastropod genus Stramonita (= Thais; Liu et al.