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The biology of crabs
On the ecology of a dense bed of the brittle-star Ophiothrix fragilis
INTRODUCTION The occurrence of dense beds of the brittle-star Ophiothrix fragilis (Abildgaard) in certain localized areas around the British Isles has been reported by several authors (Allen, 1899;Expand
Biological indicators in the Caribbean coastal zone and their role in integrated coastal management
Abstract Caribbean coastal ecosystems are increasingly being threatened by natural and anthropogenic factors. The scale of these factors is at local, national, regional and global levels. ThreatsExpand
Suspension-feeding in the brittle-star Ophiothrix fragilis
Basket-stars are suspension-feeders and suspension-feeding by other brittle-stars was suspected long ago on circumstantial grounds, but it is only in the last twenty years that it has been actuallyExpand
The Occurrence and Distribution of Crabs in a Jamaican Mangrove Swamp
The zonation of animals and plants in mangrove swamps is often greatly complicated by the structure of the swamps. Developing in sheltered areas, often around river mouths, extensive mangrove swampsExpand
Occurrence of epifauna on the periwinkle, Littorina littorea (L.), and interactions with the polychaete Polydora ciliata (Johnston)
A population of Littorina littorea on the north shore of Southampton Water, UK, has been examined for the occurrence of epifauna. Epifaunal cover was not affected by shore level below MTL but wasExpand
SPECIES DESCRIPTIONS AND ECOLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS OF BLACK CORALS ( ANTIP A THARIA ) FROM TRINIDAD
Eight species of. black coral were found off northwest Trinidad, West Indies. Antipathes thamnea n. sp. is described and compared with specimens of the closely related species A. hirta Gray, 1857 andExpand
Effects of dieldrin on life stages of the African catfish, Clarias gariepinus (Burchell).
Early life stages of Clarias gariepinus were found to be less sensitive to acute dieldrin toxicity than were those of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus; 96-h LC50 values for 37-day-old fry were 11.Expand
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