a.1.(Zool.) Pertaining to the genus Grapsus or the family Grapsidæ.
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Biochemical composition of ovary, embryo, and hepatopancreas in the grapsoid crabs Armases cinereum and Sesarma nr.
Seasonal and interpopulational variability in fecundity, egg size, and elemental composition (CHN) of eggs and larvae in a grapsoid crab, Chasmagnathus granulatus.
A positive relationship between fecundity and larval size has been observed in the grapsoid crab Chasmagnathus granulata (Bas et al., 2007) and the caridean shrimp Paratya australiensis (Walsh, 1993).
Other brachyuran larvae have a broader salinity tolerance range: for example, the grapsoid Armases miersii and the xanthoid Rhithropcmopeus harrisii can complete the larval development in a salinity range from 5 to 35 (Anger 1996; Forward Jr.
The osmotic behavior of a number of grapsoid crabs with respect to their differential penetration of an estuarine system.
Effect of temperature and salinity on heat tolerance in two grapsoid crabs Hemigrapsus nudus and Heinigrapsus oregonensis.