Asian horseshoe crab


Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Asian horseshoe crab - horseshoe crab of the coast of eastern AsiaAsian horseshoe crab - horseshoe crab of the coast of eastern Asia
arthropod - invertebrate having jointed limbs and a segmented body with an exoskeleton made of chitin
genus Tachypleus, Tachypleus - a genus of Limulidae
References in periodicals archive ?
(2011) showed that starvation of two Asian horseshoe crab species led to a decrease in their respiration rates and ammonia excretion rates, which was correlated with a decrease in scope for growth.
Destruction of spawning habitats with coastal developments led to the significant decline of Asian horseshoe crab populations in mainland China (Weng et al.
Comparative study of the beat patterns of American and Asian horseshoe crab sperm: evidence for a role of the central pair complex in forming planar waveforms in flagella.

Full browser ?