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Redescription of a poorly known epialtid crab Pugettia pellucens Rathbun, 1932 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Majoidea) and description of a new species from Sagami Bay, Japan.
A poorly known epialtid crab species, Pugettia pellucens Rathbun, 1932, is redescribed and a closely allied new species P. vulgaris n. sp. is described and illustrated on the basis of material fromExpand
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Ontogenetic habitat and dietary shifts in Japanese turban snail Turbo cornutus at Nagai, Sagami Bay, Japan
A field survey and a laboratory experiment were conducted to examine ontogenetic shifts in habitat and diet of the turban snail Turbo cornutus. The main habitat of turban snail juveniles smaller thanExpand
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Ontogenetic habitat shift in Pugettia quadridens on the coast of Sagami Bay, Japan
Population dynamics of the kelp crab Pugettia quadridens, a potential predator of juvenile abalone, were investigated on the coast of Nagai, Sagami Bay, to examine its cryptic ontogenetic habitatExpand
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Predation by neogastropods on Turbo cornutus juveniles and other small gastropods inhabiting coralline algal turfs
To understand the effects of predation by gastropods on juveniles of the Japanese spiny turban snail Turbo cornutus, a field survey and laboratory experiments were conducted. The species compositionsExpand
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Growth patterns and population dynamics of the kelp crab Pugettia vulgaris (Decapoda, Brachyura, Epialtidae) on the coast of Sagami Bay, Japan
Investigating the possibility of diverse patterns in habitat use of spider crabs requires to distinguish the growth phase of each sampled individual. In this study, ontogenetic stages (OS) were setExpand
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Cellulose digestion abilities determine the food utilization of mangrove estuarine crabs
Abstract Food utilization and cellulose digestion abilities of six crab species were examined to clarify the mechanisms driving trophic and spatial segregation among species within a mangrove estuaryExpand
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A new species of the genus Rhinoecetes Just, 1983 (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Ischyroceridae) from Japan.
A new species of ischyrocerid amphipods, Rhinoecetes spinicaudus sp. nov., is described from Nabeta Bay, southeast coast of Izu Peninsula, central Japan. This new species can be distinguished fromExpand
Redescriptions of Pugettia quadridens (De Haan, 1837) and P. intermedia Sakai, 1938 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Epialtidae) with description of a new species.
Pugettia quadridens (De Haan, 1837) and its closely similar congener, P. intermedia Sakai, 1938, are redescribed and illustrated and their possible infraspecific variations related to sexual,Expand
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