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Crustacea

 [krus-ta´shah]
a class of arthropods including the lobsters, crabs, shrimps, wood lice, water fleas, and barnacles.

Crus·ta·ce·a

(krŭs-tā'shē-ă),
A large class of aquatic animals (phylum Arthropoda) with a chitinous exoskeleton and jointed appendages; for example, the crab, lobster, crayfish, shrimp, isopods, ostracods, and amphipods. Some, (for example, certain copepods), are parasitic; others serve as intermediate hosts for parasitic worms that cause disease in humans and various other vertebrates.
See also: Copepoda.
[L. crusta, a crust]

Crustacea

/Crus·ta·cea/ (krus-ta´she-ah) a class of arthropods including the lobsters, crabs, shrimps, wood lice, water fleas, and barnacles.

Crustacea

a class of arthropods including the lobsters, crabs, shrimps, wood lice, water fleas and barnacles.
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Diet 2 induced the highest proteinase, trypsin, and chymotrypsin activity (Table 1) that shrimp can compensate its digestive activity when the diet is protein deficient, as well, digestive activity can increase in Crustacea given low nutritional quality food (Le Vay et al.
Scyliorhinus canicula exhibited a diverse diet, composed of 63 different taxa, belonging to eight taxonomical groups: Sipuncula, Annelida, Crustacea, Mollusca, Echinodermata, Urochordata, Chondrichthyes, and Teleostei, as well as unidentified materials (Table 1).
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When the trawler returned to dock, all the fish and crustacea aboard the vessel were inventoried.
Palabras clave: Crustacea, Porcellanidae, ampliacion de distribucion, Pacifico mexicano
You can enjoy the Crustacea Bar in the atrium, offering a wide and exciting variety of shellfish on display.