sand crab


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sand crab

n
(Animals) Austral another name for blue swimmer
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Temperature and egg production by sand crab Emertia analoga (Decapoda Hippidae).
2005) report that the epibiont mussel Semimytilus algosus (Gould, 1850) is apparently unfavorable to the basibiont Emerita analoga (Stimpson, 1857) by increasing its mass and damaging the surface of the carapace as well as reducing the growth and buoyancy of this sand crab.
The sand crab burrows quickly backwards into sand, to suck up morsels from the ocean waves--right where they hit the beach, the edge of land.
Seasonal variation in the sand crab Emerita analoga (Decapoda, Hippidae) in the Santa Barbara area of California.
We examined the abundance of the sand crab Lepidopa benedicti on South Padre Island, Texas.
The fenced-off area is also very important for the sand crab, the sand lizard and many plants listed in the Red Data Book of the Flora of Cyprus.
A rather indignant-looking sand crab and a laid-back brown crab to analyse more closely with his magnifying glass?
The creator of The Simpsons, Matt Groening, was the inspiration behind the naming of a sand crab, Albunea groeningi.
His thoughts roam through each season, and he never misses a scurrying sand crab or fluttering butterfly without taking a closer look.
What the poem goes on to do is develop the metaphor of the sand crab as the doctor applies it to a patient he had long ago on his first day at the Washington V.