tr. & intr.v. dep·u·rat·ed, dep·u·rat·ing, dep·u·rates
To cleanse or purify or become cleansed or purified.

[Medieval Latin dēpūrāre, dēpūrāt- : Latin dē-, de- + Latin pūrus, pure; see peuə- in Indo-European roots.]

dep′u·ra′tion n.
dep′u·ra′tor n.
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This study determined the carapace length (CL)-weight relationships of the five Decapoda species (Pachygrapsus marmoratus, Carcinus aestuarii, Liocarcinus depurator, Liocarcinus navigator, and Eriphia verrucosa) living in the Black Sea.
Station Ascidia aspersa (Tunicate) 320 18 - Hippocampus hippocampus (Seahorse) 11 2 1 Liocarcinus depurator (Crab) 63 124 80 Species IV.
Physiological stress in decapod crustaceans (Munida rugosa and Liocarcinus depurator) discarded in the Clyde Nephrops fishery.
Size at maturity of Liocarcinus depurator (Brachyura: Portunidae): a reproductive and morphometric study.
Ardisik yillarda; Karadeniz'in en onemli trol alanlarini olusturan bu her iki kita sahanliginda gerceklestirilen bu uc ayri arastirmada bentik ve bentopelajik makrofauna icin en karakteristik turler yengec (Liocarcinus depurator) ve noktali kaya baligi (Neogobius melanostomus) olarak gozlenmistir (Sekil 4).
Hallazgos similares se han encontrado en estudios morfometricos de otros crustaceos tales como Aegla marginata (Trevisan et al., 2012), Austropotamobius pallipes (Bertocchi, Brusconi, Gherardi, Buccianti, & Scalici, 2008), Carcinus maenas (Ledesma, Van der Molen, & Baron, 2010; Silva, Alves, Paula, & Hawkins, 2010; Souza, Ilarri, Campos, Marques, & Martins, 2011), Cyrtograpsus affinis (Lezcano, Gonzalez, Spivak, & Dellatorre, 2012), Cyrtograpsus angulatus (Idaszkin, Marquez, & Nocera, 2013), Liocarcinus depurator (Rufino, Abello, & Yule, 2004; Guerao & Abello, 2011), Munida gregaria (Perez-Barros, Calcagno, & Lovrich, 2011), Munida rugosa (Claverie & Smith, 2010) y Ucides cordatus (Alencar, Lima-Filho, Molina, & Freire.
The results is in contrary to those obtained in studies of other crab species such as those of Perisesarma sp., Aegla neuquensis and Aegla riolimayana [18]; in Aeglidae [19]; in Liocarcinus depurator [20]; and in Portunus pelagicus [21]; Necora puber (L.) and Bathynectes maravigna (Costa) [22] and in many species of Decapoda [23]; [16,18, 24, 25,].
Yule, "Geographic and gender shape differences in the carapace of Liocarcinus depurator (Brachyura: Portunidae) using geometric morphometrics and the influence of a digitizing method," Journal of Zoology, vol.
Thermal stress alone influences mortality and vigor in Liocarcinus depurator (Giomo et al., 2008) and Nephrops norvegicus (Lund et al., 2009), and the higher temperature in our laboratory groups may partially account for the increased mortality.
The sprayer has a special air depurator with water spray nozzles and special filters which keeps back the portion of overspray extracted by the machine, thereby reducing the emissions to the environment, the company adds.
Pink shrimp Parapenaeus longirostris, Majid crab Maja squinado and Portunid crab Liocarcinus depurator observed from the offshore were found at the depths of 40, 50 and 60 m, respectively.
Population biology of Liocarcinus depurator (Brachyura: Portunidae) in Mussel Raft culture areas in the Ria de Arousa (Galicia, NW Spain).