Brachyuran crustaceans from the bycatch of prawn fisheries at the mouth of the Amazon river

@article{Lima2013BrachyuranCF,
  title={Brachyuran crustaceans from the bycatch of prawn fisheries at the mouth of the Amazon river},
  author={J{\^o} de Farias Lima and Thib{\'e}rio C DA Silva and Lu{\'i}s Maur{\'i}cio Abdon Silva and Jamile da Silva Garcia},
  journal={Acta Amazonica},
  year={2013},
  volume={43},
  pages={91-98}
}
The present paper is a pioneering study on the Brachyura bycatch associated with the artisan prawn fisheries at the mouth of the Amazon River. The study was conducted at four collection sites distributed along the mouth of the Amazon River between the months of January/2009 and January/2010. The animals were caught using handcrafted traps called “matapi”, which are used by prawn fisherman in the region. Twenty matapis were used at each collection site. A total of 145 specimens were captured and… 

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