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An updated checklist of decapod crustaceans (infraorders Astacidea, Thalassinidea, Polychelida, Palinura, and Anomura) from the northern and northeastern Brazilian coast
A checklist of the decapod crustacean species from the infraorders Astacidea, Thalassinidea, Polychelida, Palinura, and Anomura from the northern and northeastern (N/NE) Brazilian coast based on
Diversity and distribution of the marine and estuarine shrimps (Dendrobranchiata, Stenopodidea and Caridea) from North and Northeast Brazil
The present study aimed to evaluate the current state of knowledge of marine and estuarine shrimp species from the suborder Dendrobranchiata and the infraorders Stenopodidea and Caridea, considering
Two new species of the genus Elasmopus Costa, 1853 (Amphipoda: Gammaridea: Maeridae) from off the Northeast Brazilian Coast
The genus Elasmopus has a worldwide distribution with most species living in warm waters, including its oceanic banks of Fernando de Noronha Chain, and two new species from off the northeast Brazilian coast are described.
Decapod and stomatopod crustaceans from Santo Aleixo Island, state of Pernambuco, Brazil
Santo Aleixo Island (08°36’40,15”S, 35°01’22,92”W) is the only coastal island of the state of Pernambuco in northeastern Brazil. It is located on the southern coast, about 2 km from the mouth of the
Species of Excorallana (Isopoda, Corallanidae) from northern and northeastern Brazil, with description of a new species, Excorallana lemoscastroi sp. nov.
Several Brazilian specimens of the genus Excorallana Stebbing, 1904, were revised based on material deposited in the carcinological collection of the Museu de Oceanografia Prof. Petrônio Alves
The influence of allochthonous macroalgae on the fish communities of tropical sandy beaches
The results showed that the influx of allochthonous drift algae may structure fish communities of tropical sandy beaches and that it may also represent an important alternative resource for YOY fish by providing shelter and food during autumn and winter.
Distribution of two species of Nephropsis Wood-Mason, 1872 (Crustacea, Decapoda, Nephropidae) from northeastern Brazil.
The genus Nephropsis Wood-Mason, 1872 has been reported from Brazil by Tavares (1998), Tavares & Young (2002), Silva et al. (2003), Dall´Occo et al. (2007) and Serejo et al. (2007), recording
Taxonomy of deep-sea shrimps of the Superfamily Oplophoroidea Dana 1852 (Decapoda: Caridea) from Southwestern Atlantic.
The occurrence of 14 species of the family Acanthephyridae and 5 species ofThe family Oplophoridae are highlighted, including the first occurrences of five species to Brazilian deep waters, which increase the knowledge on deep-sea shrimps occurring in Southwestern Atlantic.
New genera and species of Urothoidae (Amphipoda) from the Brazilian deep sea, with the re-assignment of Pseudurothoe and Urothopsis to Phoxocephalopsidae
Box-corer samples taken between 700 and 2000 m depth on the slope of the Campos Basin, southeastern Brazilian deep sea, provided the material for the description of two new genera in the family
A new species of Aciconula (Amphipoda: Corophiidea) from Brazilian waters
A new species, Aciconula tridentata sp. nov., is described from the Brazilian coast. The type material were collected from Praia de Suape, Cabo de Santo Agostinho, Pernambuco, Brazil. This new