Ecological aspects of hermit crabs (Crustacea, Anomura, Paguroidea) off the northern coast of São Paulo State, Brazil

@article{Fransozo2007EcologicalAO,
  title={Ecological aspects of hermit crabs (Crustacea, Anomura, Paguroidea) off the northern coast of S{\~a}o Paulo State, Brazil},
  author={A. Fransozo and G. Bertini and A. A. Braga and M. L. Negreiros-Fransozo},
  journal={Aquatic Ecology},
  year={2007},
  volume={42},
  pages={437-448}
}
The occurrence of species of hermit crabs and their ecological distribution in soft bottoms off Ubatuba, São Paulo, Brazil were analyzed. To better understand the distribution of the species in relation to environmental factors, the similarity and species-diversity indexes were calculated. Paguroideans were sampled monthly from January through December 2000. The trawls were made with two otter-trawl nets at 13 different sites, at depths of 2–40 m. Water temperature, salinity, sediment texture… Expand

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