Thermal behaviour of crustaceans

  title={Thermal behaviour of crustaceans},
  author={Kari Y. H. Lagerspetz and Liisa A. Vainio},
  journal={Biological Reviews},
Specific thermoreceptors or putative multimodal thermoreceptors are not known in Crustacea. However, behavioural studies on thermal avoidance and preference and on the effects of temperature on motor activity indicate that the thermosensitivity of crustaceans may be in the range 0.2–2°C. Work on planktonic crustaceans suggests that they respond particularly to changes in temperature by klinokinesis and orthokinesis. The thermal behaviour of crustaceans is modified by thermal acclimation among… 
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