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Predation by the Phyllosoma Larva of Ibacus novemdentatus on Various Kinds of Venomous Jellyfish
The phyllosoma, a larva of spiny and slipper lobsters, has an exceptionally flat body and long appendages and is likely that they have evolved to utilize venomous jellyfish as a food in the open sea, where food may be scarce. Expand
A new species of parasitic copepod, Sarcotretes umitakae sp. n. (Siphonostomatoida, Pennellidae), on the rattail (Actinopterygii, Macrouridae) from the East China Sea, Japan
Abstract A new species of copepod, Sarcotretes umitakae sp. n., of the siphonostomatoid family Pennellidae is described based on female specimens from the rattail Coelorinchus jordani Smith and PopeExpand
Porous frameworks constructed by non-covalent linking of substitution-inert metal complexes.
This study successfully assembled substitution-inert paddle-wheel Rh(II) dimers to afford three novel porous frameworks, by using non-covalent interactions that allow the unidirectional face-to-face interaction mode of aromatic rings. Expand
Culture of phyllosomas of Ibacus novemdentatus (Decapoda: Scyllaridae) in a closed recirculating system using jellyfish as food
The results indicate that mass production of phyllosomas in I. novemdentatus, reared solely on jellyfish in recirculating system, is feasible and could metamorphose into nisto in a labor-saving closed recirculate system furnished with ultraviolet sterilization and foam fractionation. Expand
Differences in the biochemical compositions of two dietary jellyfish species and their effects on the growth and survival of Ibacus novemdentatus phyllosomas
The observation that the C. pacifica-fed phyllosomas did not metamorphose into the nisto stage was not because of major nutritional compositions but due to other factors such as the lack or excess of other minor nutrients, or the species-specific texture of the jellyfish. Expand
Grooming behavior by elongated third maxillipeds of phyllosoma larvae of the smooth fan lobster riding on jellyfishes
It is concluded that the phyllosoma larvae use the elongated third maxillipeds for cleaning their entire body surface and that the maxillsipeds are functionally specialized for this cleaning behavior. Expand
Choniomyzon inflatus n. sp. (Crustacea: Copepoda: Nicothoidae) associated with Ibacus novemdentatus (Crustacea: Decapoda: Scyllaridae) from Japanese waters
A new species of parasitic copepod, Choniomyzon inflatus n. sp., is described based on specimens collected from the external egg masses of the smooth fan lobster Ibacus novemdentatus Gibbes capturedExpand
Life-cycle of Choniomyzon inflatus Wakabayashi, Otake, Tanaka & Nagasawa, 2013 (Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida: Nicothoidae) with the morphological descriptions of the nauplius, copepodid and adult male
Choniomyzon inflatus Wakabayashi, Otake, Tanaka & Nagasawa, 2013 (Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida: Nicothoidae), an associate of the scyllarid lobster Ibacus novemdentatus Gibbes, was found to passExpand
Asexual reproduction of Coscinasterias acutispina (Stimpson, 1862) in tank culture
Coscinasterias acutispina est une etoile de mer scissipare a plusieurs bras connues pour son action predatrice sur le turbo (gasteropode) and les ormeaux juveniles (e.g. Nardotis discus hannai). Expand
Morphology and Gene Analysis of Hybrids Between Two Congeneric Sea Stars With Different Modes of Development
It is suggested that bipinnaria-like larvae of both crosses are always hybrids, whereas barrel-shaped larvae develop parthenogenetically. Expand