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Population biology of Uca maracoani Latreille 1802-1803 (Crustacea, Brachyura, Ocypodidae) on the south-eastern coast of Brazil

@inproceedings{Hirose2008PopulationBO,
  title={Population biology of Uca maracoani Latreille 1802-1803 (Crustacea, Brachyura, Ocypodidae) on the south-eastern coast of Brazil},
  author={G. L. Hirose and M. L. Negreiros-Fransozo},
  year={2008}
}
The population biology of Uca maracoani was investigated in an estuarine mudflat in the Jabaquara River, Paraty, Brazil. The following aspects of this population were analyzed: spatial distribution, body size, size-frequency distribution, sex ratio, recruitment of juveniles, and reproductive period. The population structure presented as a very dynamic population. The median carapace width of males (32.0 mm) was significantly larger than that of females (28.6 mm) (p <0.05). Males predominated… Expand

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