ghost crab

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ghost crab

n.
Any of various swift, light-colored burrowing crabs of the genus Ocypode that inhabit sandy shores.
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Trachinotus goodei and Umbrina coroides, and the ghost crab Ocypode verreauxi (Penchaszadeh 1983, Riera 1995).
In Ocypode quadrata, [O.sub.2] affinity differed significantly from that in the Uca species, either above pH 7.2 (pugilator and princeps monilifera) or throughout the pH range examined (all other species).
Chloride ion regulation and oxygen consumption in the crab Ocypode albicans (Bosq).
On the use of morphometric data as a guide to reproductive maturity in the ghost crab, Ocypode ceralophlhalmus (Pallas) (Brachyura, Ocypodidae).
Resting traces of Ocypode quadrata associated with hydration and respiration: Sapelo Island, Georgia, USA.
[50] have found another peptide from crab haemolymph of Ocypode macrocera that displayed double properties, antimicrobial activity, and antioxidant activity.
Effects of human disturbance on the population dynamics of Ocypode quadrata (Decapoda: Ocypodidae) in beaches of the Mexican Caribbean.
Functional anatomy and ion regulatory mechanisms of the antennal gland in a semi-terrestrial crab, Ocypode stimpsoni.
Hymenoptera 0.0 trace trace 0.0 Unidentified Insect trace 0.0 0.1 0.0 Ixodidae trace 0.0 0.0 trace Crab 0.2 0.8 0.4 0.0 Diplopoda 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 Ocypode 0.0 0.0 0.8 trace Subtotal 7.8 6.1 7.1 1.5 Plant Materials Diospyros virginiana 0.0 25.1 43.1 0.1 Serenoa repens 0.0 1.7 16.0 6.3 Slderoxyon tenax 0.0 0.9 12.2 12.5 Mise, vegetation 4.5 11.1 2.7 10.0 Vitaceae trace 12.7 0.1 0.0 Grass 1.0 1.2 0.4 2.5 Sabal palmetto 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.2 Vaccinium sp.