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Carapace

Hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles.


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Sexual difference of lithodid crabs

... segments of their legs. We have perform a study, showing this difference, we have found that there's a relation between the setae density and the carapace width, but we can't find any references in scientific literature to this matter!... Could anyone point me if there are some studies about this? ...

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by Andrey
Fri Sep 03, 2010 9:42 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Sexual difference of lithodid crabs
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Looking for advice regarding decapod microsurgery

... to forceps this small has been an obstacle. Even with a light touch the vas deferens slips through the tips, and the slightest bump against the carapace bends the tips. It's like trying to pull a thread of oil out of a block of ballistics gelatin. Is there a specific type of forceps I should ...

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by Tex
Fri Jan 22, 2010 4:05 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Looking for advice regarding decapod microsurgery
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Question on Crab resiration..Wrinklers experiment

1) Does a shore-crab normally irrigate its branchial chamber by exhaling or inhaling at the front edge of the carapace ? 2)When the crab swallows water , does it pump air in the same direction or opposite direction? 3) Why does dissolveed oxygen appears to increase during the ...

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by aaaaaaaaaa17
Wed Nov 25, 2009 6:25 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Question on Crab resiration..Wrinklers experiment
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Views: 2304


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