Crabs

Known as: Brachyura, True Crab, Short-Tailed Crabs 
An infraorder of chiefly marine, largely carnivorous CRUSTACEA, in the order DECAPODA, including the genera Cancer, Uca, and Callinectes.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Freshwater ecosystems in the tropics host a diverse endemic fauna including freshwater crabs, but the rapid loss and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
To help understand the process of carpel morphogenesis, the roles of three carpel development genes have been partitioned… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Crabs of the family Grapsidae are abundant organisms in most intertidal communities. However, relatively few species live in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Relative body size (carapace width) and weapon size (chela length) were used as indicators of resource holding potential (RHP) in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
We examined physiological and biochemical responses to temperature and aerial exposure in two species of intertidal porcelain… (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
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Orientation of animals using chemical cues often takes place in flows, where the stimulus properties of odorants are affected by… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The morphologies of the cerebral ganglia (brains) of three infraorders of the decapod crustaceans (Astacura-crayfish; Brachyura… (More)
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Fifteen parasites and symbionts were found in the tissues, in the branchial chambers, and on external surfaces of the sand crab… (More)
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Allometric relationships of reproductive output were compared in 20 species from 7 families of brachyuran crabs from the east and… (More)
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