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  1. The Biology of Squat Lobsters

    Edited by Gary C.B. Poore, Shane T. Ahyong, Joanne Taylor

    Series: Crustacean Issues

    Squat lobsters of the superfamilies Chirostyloidea and Galatheoidea are highly visible crustaceans on seamounts, continental margins, shelf environments, hydrothermal vents and coral reefs. About 1000 species are known. They frequently feature in deep-sea images taken by submersibles and are caught...

    Published December 19th 2011 by CRC Press

  2. Phylogeography and Population Genetics in Crustacea

    Edited by Christoph Held, Stefan Koenemann, Christoph D. Schubart

    Series: Crustacean Issues

    Recently, technological progress and the rise of DNA barcoding efforts have led to a significant increase in the availability of molecular datasets on intraspecific variability. Carcinologists and other organismal biologists, who want to use molecular tools to investigate patterns on the scale of...

    Published December 12th 2011 by CRC Press

  3. Decapod Crustacean Phylogenetics

    Edited by Joel W. Martin, Keith A. Crandall, Darryl L. Felder

    Series: Crustacean Issues

    Decapod crustaceans are of tremendous interest and importance evolutionarily, ecologically, and economically. There is no shortage of publications reflecting the wide variety of ideas and hypotheses concerning decapod phylogeny, but until recently, the world’s leading decapodologists had never...

    Published June 15th 2009 by CRC Press

  4. The Biology and Fisheries of the Slipper Lobster

    Edited by Kari L. Lavalli, Ehud Spanier

    Series: Crustacean Issues

    Written by international experts, The Biology and Fisheries of the Slipper Lobster provides comprehensive coverage of the known biology, ecology, behavior, physiology, evolutionary history, and genetics of the numerous species in the family Scyllaridae. It covers fishing methods and regulations,...

    Published January 23rd 2007 by CRC Press

  5. Crustacea and Arthropod Relationships

    Edited by Stefan Koenemann, Ronald Jenner

    Series: Crustacean Issues

    Compared to other arthropods, crustaceans are characterized by an unparalleled disparity of body plans. Traditionally, the specialization of arthropod segments and appendages into distinct body regions has served as a convenient basis for higher classification; however, many relationships within...

    Published April 26th 2005 by CRC Press

  6. Evolutionary Developmental Biology of Crustacea

    Edited by Gerhard Scholtz

    Series: Crustacean Issues

    Crustaceans, due to the great diversity of their body organization, segmentation patterns, tagmatization, limb types, larval forms, cleavage, and gastrulation modes, are highly desirable for the study of questions at the interface of evolution and development. Modern interest in evolutionary...

    Published May 31st 2003 by CRC Press

  7. Isopod Systematics and Evolution

    Edited by Richard C. Brusca

    Series: Crustacean Issues

    A look at isopod systematics and evolution, topics confronted include the influence of genetic and extrachromasomal factors on their population rate and a comparison of different species in different habitats....

    Published May 31st 2001 by CRC Press

  8. The Biodiversity Crisis and Crustacea - Proceedings of the Fourth International Crustacean Congress

    Edited by J. Carel von Vaupel Klein

    Series: Crustacean Issues

    The papers in this volume have been grouped according to the main sub-themes of the congress and primarily deal with the biodiversity issues of invasive crustacea, ecology and behaviour and fisheries and aquaculture....

    Published May 31st 2000 by CRC Press

  9. Crayfish in Europe as Alien Species

    Edited by Francesca Gherardi, David M. Holdich

    Series: Crustacean Issues

    From the third international workshop on the subject (U. of Florence, 1997), come 18 papers reviewing the issue of alien crayfish decimating the relatively few native species in European freshwater environments. In a historical and taxonomic context, the initial paper explains why such homogenizatio...

    Published May 31st 1999 by CRC Press

  10. New Frontiers in Barnacle Evolution

    By Frederick R. Schram

    Series: Crustacean Issues

    This work provides a guide to current research in barnacle evolution. Topics covered include: chemical signals in barnacles; larval settlement; naupliar evidence for cirripede taxonomy and phylogeny; and South American patterns of barnacle distribution....

    Published May 31st 1995 by CRC Press

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