Biology of the Lobster: Homarus americanus by Jan Robert Factor

By Jan Robert Factor

The generally dispensed American Lobster, Homarus americanus , which inhabits coastal waters from Canada to the Carolinas, is a vital keystone species. A worthy resource of source of revenue, its abundance or rarity usually displays the overall healthiness of ecosystems occupied by way of those crustaceans. This complete reference brings jointly all that's identified of those attention-grabbing animals. it's going to entice biologists, zoologists, aquaculturalists, fishery biologists, and researchers operating with different lobster species, in addition to neurobiologists trying to find additional information at the version process they so usually use. Key good points * First finished publication at the American lobster when you consider that Herrick's century-old monograph * presents the most important history for neurobiologists who use this crustacean as a version organism * encompasses a finished remedy of the lobster fishery and its administration

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Subfamily Theninae Holthuis, 1985. Recent. Infraorder Thalassinidea Latreille, 1831 (lobster, ghost, and mud shrimps). Superfamily Thalassinoidea Latreille, 1831. Family Thalassinidae Latreille, 1831. Pleistocene-Recent. Family Axianassidae Schmitt, 1924. Recent. Family Axiidae Huxley, 1879. Lower Jurassic-Recent. Family Laomediidae Borradaile, 1903. Lower Miocene-Recent. Family Callianideidae Kossmann, 1880. Recent. Family Callianassidae Dana, 1852. Lower Cretaceous-Recent. Family Ctenochelidae Manning and Felder, 1991.

Aus dem Perm West-Siberiens. Dokl. Akad. Nauk SSSR 122, 477-480. ) Borradaile, L. A. (1903). On the classification of the Thalassinidea. Ann. Mag. Nat. , Ser. 7 7, 534-551. (1963). The evolution of the Eucarida, (Crustacea, Eumalacostraca), in relation to the fossil record. Tulane Stud. Geol. 2, 2-17. , and Nielsen, R. , Jr. (1988). First record of an American lobster, Homarus americanus, from off southern Florida. Bull. Mar. Sci. 43, 315-317. Dana, J. D. (1852). Conspectus crustaceorum, &c. Conspectus of the Crustacea of the Exploring Expedition under Capt.

Suborbital region Produced anterolaterally Oblique 11. Suborbital margin Smooth Spined 12. Tubercles Z and ca distinct Only cadistinct Z and caindistinct 13. Rostrum Short Moderate length Long and attenuate 14. 2 (Nixon, 1992). Upper numbers of hash marks on internodes represent characters; lower numbers represent the state of each. Tree length, 19; consistency index, 100; average consistency index, 100. variability are present at 44 loci encoding electrophoretically detectable proteins a m o n g eight populations of H.

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