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Population structure of the seabob shrimp Xiphopenaeus kroyeri (Heller, 1862) (Crustacea: Penaeoidea) in the littoral of São Paulo, Brazil
The population structure of the penaeidean shrimp Xyphopenaeus kroyeri was studied in Ubatuba Bay, Ubatuba, Sao Paulo, Brazil. The period and site of juvenile recruitment were monitored using aExpand
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Reproductive biology and moulting cycle of the crab Callinectes ornatus (Decapoda, Portunidae) from the Ubatuba region, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Departamento de Biologia Faculdade de Filosofia Universidade de Sao Paulo, Av. Bandeirantes, 3900, CEP 14040-901, Ribeirao Preto, SP
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Genetic variability of the Amazon River prawn Macrobrachium amazonicum (Decapoda, Caridea, Palaemonidae)
The freshwater prawn Macrobrachium amazonicum is widely distributed in South America, and occupies habitats with a wide range of salinities. Several investigations have revealed the existence of wideExpand
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Biological aspects of the nonindigenous portunid crab Charybdis hellerii in the western tropical South Atlantic
The species of Indo-West Pacific origin, Charybdis hellerii, was recently introduced to the Brazilian fauna. The size of individuals, sex-ratio, sexual maturity, molting and spawning period of thisExpand
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SHELL UTILIZATION PATTERN OF THE HERMIT CRAB CALCINUS TIBICEN (DIOGENIDAE) FROM SOUTHERN BRAZIL
Abstract The purpose of this study was to determine the shell utilization pattern of Calcinus tibicen using the percentage of the different shell types that were occupied, the morphometricExpand
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Fecundity of the Crab Callinectes Ornatus Ordway, 1863 (Decapoda, Brachyura, Portunidae) From the Ubatuba Region, São Paulo, Brazil
[The objective of the present study was to characterize the fecundity of Callinectes ornatus from the northern coast of Sao Paulo, Brazil. To study the fecundity and its relationships to size, broodExpand
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Checklist of the Crustacea from the state of Santa Catarina, Brazil
The list of Crustacean species from the state of Santa Catarina, southern Brazil, comprises 518 valid species, distributed in 17 orders and 152 families. This amount corresponds to 0.75% of theExpand
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Molecular and morphological resurrection of Clibanarius symmetricus (Randall, 1840), a cryptic species hiding under the name for the “thinstripe” hermit crab C. vittatus (Bosc, 1802) (Decapoda:
Analysis of the barcode region of the COI gene has unmasked a cryptic hermit crab species confounded under the name Clibanarius vittatus (Bosc, 1802), long applied to a common littoral,Expand
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POPULATION STRUCTURE AND BREEDING SEASON OF THE SOUTH ATLANTIC HERMIT CRAB, LOXOPAGURUS LOXOCHELIS (ANOMURA, DIOGENIDAE) FROM THE UBATUBA REGION, BRAZIL
[A population of Loxopagurus loxochelis was studied in terms of seasonal abundance, size frequency distribution, sex ratio, and reproductive period (percentage of ovigerous females). Specimens wereExpand
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Pattern of shell utilization by the hermit crab Paguristes tortugae (Diogenidae) from Anchieta Island, southern Brazil*
The objective of this study was to characterize the pattern of shell utilization by Paguristes tortugae , from infralittoral areas of Anchieta Island (Ubatuba, Sao Paulo State, Brazil) using theExpand
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