Animal Shells

Known as: Shell, Animal, Carapace, Animal Exoskeleton 
The hard rigid covering of animals including MOLLUSCS; TURTLES; INSECTS; and crustaceans.
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
Small plastic detritus, termed "microplastics", are a widespread and ubiquitous contaminant of marine ecosystems across the globe… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Exoskeletons are mechatronic systems worn by a person in such a way that the physical interface permits a direct transfer of… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Outbreaks of a disease causing serious losses among populations of cultured penaeid shrimp, including Penaeus monodon, P… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Several orange- and yellow-pigmented, halophilic, strictly aerobic, chemoheterotrophic, Gram-negative strains were isolated… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
We performed a field experiment to investigate the effect of carapace width, major cheliped length and burrow ownership on the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Microbial community structure in natural environments has remained largely unexplored yet is generally considered to be complex… (More)
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1974
Highly Cited
1974
The basic postulates of this new approach to the study of anthropomorphic systems dynamics are given in the paper. In comparison… (More)
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Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
CRAYFISH ARE SOUGHT as food by fish, birds, amphibia, and mammals, as well as man (54, p. 460). They commonly escape these… (More)
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1969
Highly Cited
1969
INTRODUCTION Jumping spiders (Salticidae) are among the most vision-dependent animals. Much of their behaviour is initiated by… (More)
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Highly Cited
1969
Highly Cited
1969
Crayfish commonly evade capture by darting backwards when one tries to pick them up or otherwise disturbs them. They do this by… (More)
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