decapod crustacean


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Noun1.decapod crustacean - crustaceans characteristically having five pairs of locomotor appendages each joined to a segment of the thoraxdecapod crustacean - crustaceans characteristically having five pairs of locomotor appendages each joined to a segment of the thorax
crustacean - any mainly aquatic arthropod usually having a segmented body and chitinous exoskeleton
Decapoda, order Decapoda - lobsters; crayfish; crabs; shrimps; prawns
crab - decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers
lobster - any of several edible marine crustaceans of the families Homaridae and Nephropsidae and Palinuridae
crawdaddy, crawfish, crawdad, crayfish - small freshwater decapod crustacean that resembles a lobster
hermit crab - small soft-bodied marine crustaceans living in cast-off shells of gastropods
shrimp - small slender-bodied chiefly marine decapod crustaceans with a long tail and single pair of pincers; many species are edible
prawn - shrimp-like decapod crustacean having two pairs of pincers; most are edible
tropical prawn - edible tropical and warm-water prawn
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Physiological, biochemical and molecular methods will be used to study how these environmental factors acutely and chronically affect molecular signalling mechanisms of hormonal regulation, growth, acid-base and ion regulation in various life stages of decapod crustacean species from temperate and subpolar latitudes.
This phenomenon is consistent with observations in other decapod crustacean species, including the mud crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Costlow et al.
Growth can be slowed by diet and environmental factors in other decapod crustacean species (e.
Decapod crustacean grooming: functional morphology, adaptive value, and phylogenetic significance.
Roles of neurotransmitters in regulating reproductive hormone release and gonadal maturation in decapod crustacean.
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Prior studies have identified a distinct pattern in fish and decapod crustacean abundance and richness associated with sand ridges.
The decapod crustacean genus Naushonia Kingsley, 1897, currently contains seven species of rare, burrowing shrimp-like thalassinoids (Goy and Provenzano 1979; Martin and Abele 1982; Berggren 1992; Alvarez et al.
Detection of unconjugated and conjugated steroids in the ovary, eggs, and haemolymph of the decapod crustacean Neprops norvegicus.
Seasonal and spatial patterns in an epibenthic decapod crustacean assemblage in Atlantic continental shelf waters.
Evaluation of fluorogenic substrates in the assessment of digestive enzymes in a decapod crustacean Maja brachydactyla larvae.