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The Indo-West Pacific alpheid shrimp Athanas dimorphus Ortmann, 1894: first record for Brazil and the western Atlantic
The alpheid shrimp Athanas dimorphus Ortmann, 1894, common and widespread throughout the Indo-West Pacific, is reported for the first time from Brazil, representing the first invasive alpheid species
Taxonomic and biological notes on some Atlantic species of the snapping shrimp genus Synalpheus Spence Bate, 1888 (Decapoda, Alpheidae)
This paper presents a meta-modelling study of the response of the immune system to the presence of x-ray diffraction and shows clear patterns of decline in the number of cells that secrete x-rays.
Decapod crustaceans from the state of Ceará, northeastern Brazil: an updated checklist of marine and estuarine species, with 23 new records.
The present study is the first major assessment of the marine decapod fauna of Ceará, northeastern Brazil, since contributions of J. Fausto-Filho in the 1960s-1970s. A fully updated checklist of all
A revision of the Brazilian species of Lysmata Risso, 1816 (Decapoda: Caridea: Lysmatidae), with discussion of the morphological characters used in their identification.
The present study is a taxonomic revision of the species of the shrimp genus Lysmata Risso, 1816 from Brazil, based on literature records and specimens deposited mostly in the Museu de Zoologia da
Taxonomic notes on some Brazilian species of Synalpheus Spence Bate, 1888, with new records and description of a new species (Decapoda, Alpheidae).
Several western Atlantic species of the snapping shrimp genus Synalpheus Spence Bate, 1888 occurring in Brazilian territorial waters are reported, including two species recorded from the southwestern Atlantic Ocean and Brazil and a poorly known species from southern Brazil.
Re-examination of the eastern Pacific and Atlantic material of Alpheus malleator Dana, 1852, with the description of Alpheus wonkimi sp. nov. (Crustacea, Decapoda, Alpheidae).
The bumpy-clawed snapping shrimp, Alpheus malleator Dana, 1852 (Alpheidae), is revised based on the recently collected and older museum material from the eastern Pacific, Caribbean, Brazilian and West African material, and their morphological variability is discussed and illustrated.
Ctenocheloides almeidai sp. nov., a new ghost shrimp from Brazil (Decapoda, Ctenochelidae).
A key to the western Atlantic species of the family Ctenochelidae is provided: both species inhabit burrows made in rock crevices cemented by compact clay-like silt, at very shallow depths.
Axiidean ghost shrimps (Decapoda: Axiidae, Callianassidae, Callichiridae, Micheleidae) of the Trindade and Martin Vaz Archipelago, Vitória-Trindade Seamounts Chain and Abrolhos, off southeastern
The Trindade and Martin Vaz volcanic archipelago is highly isolated, being located some 1200 km off the Brazilian coast and about 4200 km away from the nearest African coast, revealing a strongly depauperate axiidean insular fauna.
The freshwater shrimp family Euryrhynchidae Holthuis, 1950 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea) revisited, with a taxonomic revision of the genus Euryrhynchus Miers, 1878.
The present revision is based on the largest sample of Euryrhynchidae Holthuis, 1950 studied to date, with special reference to Eury rhynchus Miers, 1878, and confirms the validity of the 8 currently recognized species and describes 2 new species related to Euriespora amazoniensis Tiefenbacher, 1978.
Two new species and two new records of deep-water caridean shrimps from Brazil (Decapoda: Pandalidae, Palaemonidae, Crangonidae).
The deepwater pandalid Bitias stocki Fransen, 1990, previously known only from a few localities in the eastern Atlantic, is reported for the first time from the western Atlantic (Brazil).