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Islands under islands: The phylogeography and evolution of Halocaridina rubra Holthuis, 1963 (Crustacean: Decapoda: Atyidae) in the Hawaiian archipelago
The genetic structure and evolutionary history of an endemic anchialine species, the shrimp Halocaridina rubra Holthuis, 1963 (Crustacean: Decapoda: Atyidae), was investigated across its range in theExpand
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Induced metamorphosis in crustacean y-larvae: Towards a solution to a 100-year-old riddle
BackgroundThe y-larva, a crustacean larval type first identified more than 100 years ago, has been found in marine plankton samples collected in the arctic, temperate and tropical regions of allExpand
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Multiple Colonizations Lead to Cryptic Biodiversity in an Island Ecosystem: Comparative Phylogeography of Anchialine Shrimp Species in the Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan
Archipelagos of the Indo-West Pacific are considered to be among the richest in the world in biodiversity, and phylogeographic studies generally support either the center of origin or the center ofExpand
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COMPLETE LARVAL DEVELOPMENT OF PETROLISTHES UNILOBATUS REARED UNDER LABORATORY CONDITIONS (DECAPODA: ANOMURA: PORCELLANIDAE)
Abstract Two zoeal and one megalopal stages of Petrolisthes unilobatus Henderson, 1888, are described and illustrated on the basis of laboratory-reared material. Petrolisthes unilobatus is easilyExpand
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New Records of Four Grapsoid Crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) from Japan, with Notes on Four Rare Species
Four species of semiterrestrial grapsoid crabs are recorded from Japanese waters for the first time based on material from the Ryukyu Islands. These are: Pachygrapsus planifrons De Man, 1888Expand
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A new species of the genus Vercoia from Okinawa Island, Japan (Crustacea, Decapoda, Caridea, Crangonidae), with descriptions of its zoeal stages
A new crangonid shrimp and its four zoeal stages are described and illustrated in detail from Okinawa Island, Japan. The new species of Vercoia is readily distinguished from V. gibbosa Baker, 1904,Expand
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Inhibition of Hepatitis C Virus Replication and Viral Helicase by Ethyl Acetate Extract of the Marine Feather Star Alloeocomatella polycladia
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a causative agent of acute and chronic hepatitis, leading to the development of hepatic cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. We prepared extracts from 61 marineExpand
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Larval development and first crab of Mithraculus sculptus (Decapoda: Brachyura: Majoidea: Mithracidae) described from laboratory-reared material
The present work describes the complete larval development of Mithraculus sculptus (two zoeal stages, the megalopa) and the ¢rst crab instar from laboratory cultured material. The larval morphologyExpand
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A new stygiobiont species of Macrobrachium (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea: Palaemonidae) from an anchialine cave on Miyako Island, Ryukyu Islands
A new stygiobiont species of the caridean genus Macrobrachium Bate, 1864 is described on the basis of two male specimens from an anchialine cave on Miyako Island, southern Ryukyu Islands. The newExpand
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The complete larval development of Sadayoshia edwardsii (37) (Decapoda: Anomura: Galatheidae) described from laboratory‐reared material
The complete larval development of Sadayoshia edwardsii (Miers, 1884) is described and illustrated from laboratory‐reared material. The development comprises four zoeal and one megalopal stages.Expand
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