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Biogeography of epibenthic crustaceans on the shelf and upper slope off the Iberian Peninsula Mediterranean coasts: implications for the establishment of natural management areas
The patterns of occurrence and bathymetric distribution of epibenthic crustaceans on the continental shelf and upper slope down to a depth of 800 m are analysed based on data gathered during sixExpand
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Phylogenetic relationships between spiny, slipper and coral lobsters (Crustacea, Decapoda, Achelata).
Molecular data can aid in the resolution of conflicting hypotheses generated through difficulties in the interpretation of morphological data and/or an incomplete fossil record. Moreover, theExpand
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Phylogeography of the European spiny lobster (Palinurus elephas): Influence of current oceanographical features and historical processes.
The European spiny lobster (Palinurus elephas) is a suitable model organism to study the effects of past history and current oceanographic processes on the genetic diversity and population structureExpand
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Oceanographic habitat of an endangered Mediterranean procellariiform: implications for marine protected areas.
Marine protected areas (MPAs) require ecologically meaningful designs capable of taking into account the particularities of the species under consideration, the dynamic nature of the marineExpand
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Chela loss in the shore crab Carcinus maenas (Crustacea: Brachyura) and its effect on mating success
Field and experimental studies were conducted to determine the incidence of chela loss and its effect on mating success in a population of the shore crab Carcinus maenas (Linnaeus, 1758) inhabitingExpand
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Phylogeographic patterns of decapod crustaceans at the Atlantic-Mediterranean transition.
Comparative multispecies studies allow contrasting the effect of past and present oceanographic processes on phylogeographic patterns. In the present study, a fragment of the COI gene was analyzed inExpand
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Geographical patterns of seabird attendance to a research trawler along the Iberian Mediterranean coast
SUMMARY: The attendance of seabirds to a research trawler along the Mediterranean coast of the Iberian Peninsula was monitored during six demersal surveys (MEDITS project). Cruises were performed inExpand
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Diel and seasonal patterns of Nephrops norvegicus (Decapoda: Nephropidae) catchability in the western Mediterranean
Catchability patterns of western Mediterranean Nephrops norvegicus were studied in relation to depth and season by sampling animals during 4 continuous 24 h cycles of trawl hauls at 100 to 110 m andExpand
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Feeding guilds of western Mediterranean demersal fish and crustaceans: an analysis based in a spring survey
2Centre Oceanografic de les Balears (I.E.O.), Moll de Ponent s/n, Ap. 291, 07080 Palma de Mallorca, Spain. 3 Centro Oceanografico de Malaga (I.E.O.), Puerto pesquero s/n, 29640 Fuengirola (Malaga),Expand
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First record and evidence of an established population of the North American mud crab Dyspanopeus sayi (Brachyura: Heterotremata: Panopeidae) in the western Mediterranean
The panopeid crab Dyspanopeus sayi (Smith, 1869) is reported here from the Ebro Delta (Mediterranean coast of the Iberian Peninsula). Originally endemic to the Atlantic coast of North America, D.Expand
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