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zoea

a crab larva.
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Because blue crab zoeae require high-salinity water for maximum growth and survival (Costlow & Bookhout 1959, Costlow 1967, Rosenberg & Costlow 1976), the lower estuary was perceived as a critical nursery habitat that expands and contracts in concert with interannual variation in rainfall (Van Engel 1958).
Comparative transcriptomic analysis provides insights into the molecular basis of the metamorphosis and nutrition metabolism change from zoeae to megalopae in Eriocheir sinensis.
The first grapsid zoeae can be distinguished from other grapsid larvae by the reduction of the antennal exopod to a small seta (Fransozo et al.
Zoeae 1 and 2 were fed twice daily with Skeletonema costatum (50000 numbers/mL) and Brachionus plicatilis (25 numbers/mL).
This study compared survivorship and development of Pachygrapsus crassipes zoeae brooded in two southern California embayments and an exposed coastal habitat and cultured in corresponding waters under laboratory conditions.
Adaptive significance of spination in estuarine crab zoeae. Ecology 70:464-482.
Zoeae, the pelagic larval phase of blue crabs, develop in surface waters over the continental shelf from the mid-Atlantic to the Gulf of Mexico (Epifanio, 1988).
vulgaris was first closed in 2001, when Artemia complemented with spider crab (Maja brachydaclyld) zoeae were used as food source.
These authors observed maximum survival percentages when salinity increased, while at salinity levels as low as 26, the zoeae did not survive to the post-larvae stage at culture temperatures.
For every fifth capelin specimen, all prey items were identified according to broad taxonomic groups: Copepoda, Amphipoda, Euphausia, Pteropoda, molluscan veligers, brachyuran zoeae, Larvaecea, Cladocera, Chaetognatha, Isopoda, and fish eggs and larvae.