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Population biology of shrimp Macrobrachium jelskii (Miers, 1778) (Decapoda, Palaemonoidea) at the Grande River at northwest of the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil
AIM: The population biology of the freshwater shrimp Macrobrachium jelskii was investigated here emphasizing the length-frequency distribution, sex ratio, reproductive period and juvenileExpand
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External factors determining breeding season in the red mangrove crab Goniopsis cruentata (Latreille) (Crustacea, Brachyura, Grapsidae) on the São Paulo State northern coast, Brazil
This study evaluated the influence of the water and air temperatures, pluviosity and photoperiod on the breeding season of Goniopsis cruentata (Latreille, 1803), in Ubatuba littoral, southeasternExpand
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Extension of the geographical distribution of some brachyuran and porcellanid decapods (Crustacea) to the coast of the State of São Paulo, Brazil
Investigations of the distribution of marine organisms provide a better understanding of the patterns of distribution and dispersal of these animals. Extensions of the distributional limits ofExpand
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Onset of sexual maturity and relative growth of the freshwater crab Trichodactylus fluviatilis (Trichodactyloidea) in south-eastern Brazil
The main purpose of this study was to provide an estimate for the onset of morphological sexual maturity in the freshwater crab Trichodactylus fluviatilis, from a population located in south-easternExpand
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Mithracinae (Decapoda: Brachyura) from the Brazilian coast: review of the geographical distribution and comments on the biogeography of the group
The geographical distribution of marine organisms, as a result of complex natural processes through geological time, has been changed, sometimes drastically, by species introductions. Instances ofExpand
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Population Structure of the Freshwater Crab Trichodactylus Fluviatilis Latreille, 1828 (Decapoda, Trichodactylidae) in Ubatuba, Northern Coast of Sao Paulo State, Brazil
The available information on the biology of freshwater crabs, in contrast with marine crabs, remains very scarce making it an important and interesting target for new studies. The objective of theExpand
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Physiological maturity and relationships of growth and reproduction in the red mangrove crab Goniopsis cruentata (Latreille) (Brachyura, Grapsidae) on the coast of São Paulo, Brazil
Este trabalho fornece informacoes sobre as relacoes entre a maturidade sexual e o crescimento do caranguejo Goniopsis cruentata (Latreille, 1803). Durante o periodo de janeiro de 1995 a dezembro deExpand
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Venomous mollusks: the risks of human accidents by conus snails (gastropoda: conidae) in Brazil.
Mollusks of the genus Conus present a venomous apparatus composed of radulae, a chitin structure linked to glands, which injects potent neurotoxic peptides, causing serious human envenomation andExpand
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Population biology of spine shrimp Exhippolysmata oplophoroides (Holthuis) (Caridea, Hippolytidae) in a subtropical region, São Paulo, Brazil
The population biology of Exhippolysmata oplophoroides (Holthuis, 1948) was studied in Ubatuba Bay (23o26'S, 45o02'W), Ubatuba, Sao Paulo, Brazil, from September/1995 to August/1996. Each samplingExpand
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Fecundity of the arrow crab Stenorhynchus seticornis in the southern Brazilian coast
The arrow crab Stenorhynchus seticornis (Brachyura, Majidae), is a common inhabitant of the rocky subtidal along the Brazilian coast. Fecundity and the in£uence of environmental variables on eggExpand
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