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Symbionts of marine medusae and ctenophores
Since marine medusae and ctenophores harbor a wide variety of symbionts, from protists to fish, they con- stitute a unique community in pelagic ecosystems. Their symbiotic relationships broadly rangeExpand
Studies on Eumalacostraca: a homage to Masatsune Takeda
,butalso some significant differences that may imply that shell-carrying in thedromiids has evolved more than once. We provide a summary of relevantmorphological evidence and a hypothesis about theExpand
Leucosiid Crabs (Crustacea : Decapoda : Brachyura) from the Osumi Islands, Southwest Japan, with Description of a New Species of Cryptocnemus
Leucosiid crabs obtained by dredging at depths of 35–106m off the Osumi Islands, southwest Japan, are referred to 12 species in seven genera. A new species, Cryptocnemus trigonus, is described, andExpand
Two new species of Richardina A. Milne-Edwards, 1881 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Stenopodidea: Stenopodidae), representing the first occurrences of the genus from the Pacific
More than a century after the description of Richardina fredericii Lo Bianco, 1903, two new species of the stenopodid genus Richardina A. Milne-Edwards, 1881, are described and illustrated.Expand
Crabs dredged off the Ogasawara Islands (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura)
Brachyuran crabs dredged off the Ogasawara Islands, southern Japan, are reported. The collection consists of 73 species of 16 families excluding pilumnoid and xanthoid crabs. Three new species,Expand
Deep-sea Shrimps and Lobsters (Crustacea: Decapoda) from Northern Japan, Collected during the Project "Research on Deep-sea Fauna and Pollutants off Pacifi c Coast of Northern Japan"
A taxonomic report on deep-water dendrobranchiate and caridean shrimps and polychelid lobsters from northern Japan, mainly from northeastern Honshu (Aomori Prefecture to Ibaraki Prefecture), isExpand
Thalassinidea, Anomura and Brachyura (Crustacea: Decapoda) from Northeastern Japan Collected during the "Research on Deep-sea Fauna and Pollutants off Pacifi c Coast of Northern Japan" Project
Reptantian decapod crustaceans (Thalassinidea, Anomura and Brachyura) from off the Pacifi c coast of northeastern Japan, collected during a four-year project of the National Museum of Nature andExpand
A New Species of the Genus Pinnixa (Decapoda: Brachyura: Pinnotheridae) from Otsuchi Bay, Northeastern Japan
A new pinnotherid crab of the genus Pinnixa is described and illustrated from Otsuchi Bay, northeastern Japan, based on two ovigerous female specimens. The new species, Pinnixa lata, is most similarExpand
A Small Collection of Leucosiid Crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) from Balicasag Island, Bohol, Philippines
1 Department of Zoology, National Science Museum, 3-23-1 Hyakunin-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 169-0073 Japan Present address of HK: Fisheries Research Section, Hokkaido Nuclear Energy EnvironmentalExpand
A New Species of the Genus Abyssotheres (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura, Pinnotheridae) from the Ryukyu Islands, Southwestern Japan, with Taxonomic Notes on the Genus
A new species of the genus Abyssotheres is described and illustrated based on two ovigerous females and a single male taken in the mantle cavity of the bivalve mollusk, Acesta philippinensisExpand