Resources

Books

Bauer, Raymond T., and Joel W. Martin, eds. Crustacean

Sexual Biology. New York: Columbia University Press, 1991.

Bliss, Dorothy E. Shrimps, Lobsters and Crabs. New York: Columbia University Press, 1989.

Burggren, Warren W., and Brian R. McMahon. Biology of the Land Crabs. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1988.

Crane, Jocelyn. Fiddler Crabs of the World. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1975.

Factor, Jan Robert. Biology of the Lobster. New York: Academic Press, 1995.

McLaughlin, Patsy A. Comparative Morphology of Recent Crustacea. San Francisco: W. H. Freeman and Company, 1980.

Schram, Frederick R. Crustacea. Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1986.

Warner, G. F. The Biology of Crabs. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1977.

Williams, Austin B. Shrimps, Lobsters, and Crabs of the Atlantic Coast of the Eastern United States, Maine to Florida. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1984.

Periodicals

Dew, C. B. "Behavioral Ecology of Podding Red King Crab, Paralithodes camtschatica." Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 47, no. 10 (1990): 1944-1958.

Diesel, R. "Maternal Care in the Bromeliad Crab, Metopaulias depressus: Protection of Larvae from Predation by Damselfly Nymphs." Animal Behaviour 43, no. 5 (1992): 803-812.

Skinner, D. G., and B. J. Hill. "Feeding and Reproductive Behaviour and their Effect on Catchability of the Spanner Crab Ranina ranina." Marine Biology 94, no. 2 (1987): 211-218.

Zhang, Dong, et al. "Mating Behavior and Spawning of the Banded Coral Shrimp Stenopus hispidus in the Laboratory." Journal of Crustacean Biology 18, no. 3 (1998): 511-518.

Other

Blue Crab Home Page. July 2001 [25 July 2003]. <www.blue-crab.net>.

Crayfish Home Page. 24 Nov. 2002 [25 July 2003]. <http:// crayfish.byu.edu/crayhome.htm>.

Fiddler Crabs (Genus Uca. 31 March 2003 [25 July 2003]. <www.fiddlercrab.info/>.

Gregory C. Jensen, PhD

Phylum Arthropoda Subphylum Crustacea Class Malacostraca Order Mysida Number of families 4

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Small shrimplike crustaceans with a flexible carapace enveloping the thoracic region along the sides; stalked eyes; and a well-developed tail fan

Photo: The glass shrimp Mysis relicta is found in freshwater. (Photo by James H. Robinson/Photo Researchers, Inc. Reproduced by permission.)

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