The population biology of Emerita brasiliensis (Decapoda: Hippidae) weekly sampling from October through March at Praia d. Brazil (22?57’S. The population biology of Emerita brasiliensis (Dccapoda: Hippidae) was studied by means of bi- weekly sampling from October through March at. The population biology of Emerita brasiliensis (Dccapoda: Hippidae) was studied by means of biweekly sampling from October through March at.

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The sex ratio was 1. The use of molecular phylogenetics has shown, however, that E. Sex specific growth and survival in the mole crab Emerita potoricensis Schmitt. Emerita has a short lifespan, perhaps no more than two to three years, and can reproduce in its first year of life. Related articles in Google Scholar. Ecology of Coastal Waters, with Implications for Management. The main predators of Emerita are fish; in the eastern Pacific Ocean, the barred surfperch Amphistichus argenteus is particularly important.

Ten species are recognised as of [update]: Retrieved from ” https: Female Emerita brasiliensis with eggs. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Abstract The population biology of Emerita brasiliensis Dccapoda: Journal of Crustacean Biology. Sex ratio as a function of size in marine crustacea. Hippidaein Hawaii. In some cultures, sand crabs are eaten as a popular brasiliesnis, such as in Thailand and parts of India. The following page uses this file: Males presented cl amplitude from 3.


As the tide changes, Emerita changes its position on the beach; [5] most individuals stay in the zone of breaking waves. Citing articles via Google Scholar.

As the tide falls, the sand is allowed to settle; when Emerita detects this, it uses the temporary liquefaction from a breaking wave to emerge from its burrow, and is carried down the beach by the emerkta action. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. The animals were sexed and measured with a precision caliper of 0. Description Emerita brasiliensis with eggs.

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It has a tough exoskeleton and can hold its appendages close to the body, allowing it to roll in the tidal currents and waves. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic.

From each stratum, 4 replicates were taken with a 0. The genus as a whole has a broad distribution in tropical and subtropical regions. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it. Full text available only in PDF format.


This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature. Retrieved from ” https: The presence of ovigerous females and juveniles during the entire sampling period indicated continuous reproduction of the population.

Volume 8 of Studies in Ecology 2nd ed. If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Tam; Irv Kornfield Aspects of sexual biology of the anomuran crab Emerita asiatica. Two transects were established in the swash zone, and divided into 4 strata parallel to the waterline.

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