semiterrestrial


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semiterrestrial

(sĕm′ē-tə-rĕs′trē-əl, sĕm′ī-)
adj.
Not growing or living entirely on land; partly terrestrial: a semiterrestrial crustacean.
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Turbid or semiterrestrial vegetation-shaded waters in estuaries may provide larvae with a darker background in the daytime comparable to clearer waters in the nighttime (Forward et al.
Sex dimorphism in size is especially marked in aquatic brachyurans than in semiterrestrial and terrestrial ones (Pinheiro & Fransozo, 1999).
Order Decapoda (Crayfish).--The order Decapoda, which includes a great diversity of marine, freshwater, and semiterrestrial crustaceans, is represented in North American fresh waters by freshwater shrimp and crayfish (Hobbs 1991).
This highly motile, semiterrestrial crab is often found up to 100 m inland from the marsh (some report it to be a garden pest) or climbing in vegetation.
The genetic and morphometric population structures of the semiterrestrial crab Armases angustipes from along the Brazilian coast were examined.
The water-absorption region of ventral skin of several semiterrestrial and aquatic anuran amphibians identified by aquaporins.
It is known that coloration patterns of semiterrestrial crabs are related to growth, seasonality, desiccation, or endogenous rhythms (Reid et al.
Cancrincolidae (Copepoda, Harpacticoida) associated with land crabs: a semiterrestrial leaf of the ameirid tree.
The burrowing semiterrestrial crab Neohelice granulata is found in the intertidal zone of estuaries, salt marches, and mangroves.