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.
Salinity tolerance of the larvae and first juveniles of a semiterrestrial
grapsid crab, Armases miersii (Rathbun).
Neohelice granulata (Dana, 1851) (=Chasmagnathus granulatus) is a semiterrestrial
burrowing crab endemic from a tropical and subtropical estuaries in South America.
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.
Thus, like semiterrestrial
and high-intertidal crabs (e.g..
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.