Influence of tidal regime, diurnal phase, habitat and season on feeding of an intertidal crab

  title={Influence of tidal regime, diurnal phase, habitat and season on feeding of an intertidal crab},
  author={Claudia C Bas and Juan Pablo Lancia and Tomas Atilio Luppi and Agustina M{\'e}ndez-Casariego and Marcelo Javier Kittlein and Eduardo D. Spivak},
  journal={Marine Ecology},
The relationship between diet and feeding activity of intertidal crabs, and environmental cycles (tidal, daily and seasonal), habitat and level of the intertidal zone (high/low) was studied using Neohelice granulata (Brachyura, Varunidae) as a model. This is a semi-terrestrial burrowing crab occupying different habitats in the Southwestern Atlantic coasts and estuaries from bare low intertidal mudflats to high intertidal salt marshes, and from fine, organic matter rich sediment to very coarse… Expand
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