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Decapod

Decapod

(Science: zoology) a crustacean with ten feet or legs, as a crab; one of the decapoda. Also used adjectively.

Origin: cf. F. Decapode.


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Looking for advice regarding decapod microsurgery

I'm doing microsurgery on young, live male decapods (.3g-.5g) and am having trouble finding forceps that will grip and extract the vas deferens through muscle tissue without slipping. The forceps I am now using have a straight tip (.05mm x .2mm) and are the perfect size. While I am comfortable worki...

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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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Global Crayfish Distribution and Interspecific Competition

... Origins Discovery of an Early Permian claw from Antarctica extends the fossil record of crayfish by approximately 65 m.y. and demonstrates that decapod crustaceans had radiated into freshwater habitats by the late Paleozoic. Burrows in Lower Triassic rocks of Antarctica are among the oldest ...

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by Shagreen
Fri Mar 25, 2005 12:56 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Global Crayfish Distribution and Interspecific Competition
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