Moreover, our experiment was focussed on the gammarid-palaemonid interactions whereas in field conditions the decapod
predators are exposed to multiple prey species and are themselves preyed by fish.
Some authors refer that the crustaceans metabolism is primarily based on glycogen and fatty acids; in contrast, decreased levels of protein have been noted during fasting in several marine decapods
(Welsh 1975, Barclay et al.
Values of composition by weight were comparable for bony fishes, decapods
crustaceans, and polychaetes (21%, 22%, and 29%, respectively).
Population characteristics and co-occurance of three exploited decapods
(Panulirus argus, P.
crustacean grooming: functional morphology, adaptive value, and phylogenetic significance.
Possibly this disagreement is due to ambient temperature influence, physiological conditions of the females, year season and latitude, which regulate the eyestalk endocrine system hormonal mechanism on decapods
, acting on gonadal development (COELHO et al.
showed no difference in CPUE and were equally distributed between mangrove and seagrass habitats.
Although this accounting is not exhaustive, I know of no previous references to decapods
in the formation.
As for the smaller decapods
, a plate dubbed ``hot and spicy crackling shrimp'' ($16.
Faunal exclusion cages aided survival and growth of those transplants, but only when mesh size was small enough (< 3 cm) to block small fishes and decapods
typical of West Bay that were observed to disturb transplants.
2005), particularly changes associated with maturation, as observed for other decapods
of the genera Callinectes (Baldwin and Johnsen, 2012) and Arenaeus (Pinheiro and Taddei, 2000).
Aesthetascs have been shown to be olfactory in decapods
(Ache 1982); they enable the sensory perception of highly soluble compounds in very low concentrations at a distance from their source.