Homarus


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Homarus

[′häm·ə·rəs]
(invertebrate zoology)
A genus of the family Homaridae comprising most species of lobsters.
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Preferred crystallographic texture of a-chitin as a microscopic and macroscopic design principle of the exoskeleton of the lobster Homarus americanus.
Biesiot (1986) found that [alpha]-amylase activity increased from 25 to 50 C in Homarus americanus.
A long-term study on the behavior and survival of early juvenile American lobster, Homarus americanus, in three naturalistic substrates: eelgrass, mud and rocks.
Funding for this research has been provided by grants from Homarus Inc.
Lobster trap video: in situ video surveillance of the behavior of Homarus americanus in and around traps.
For example, coastal residents of Maine and elsewhere in New England are likely to have a general understanding of how and where lobsters, Homarus americanus, are caught and will certainly be able to recognize the species.
The current study investigated the use of the serum protein concentration (determined from the refractive index) as an indicator of the quality and physiological condition of the adult lobster Homarus americanus (Milne-Edwards, 1837).
In 1914 the Division inaugurated a money-saving policy by exchanging a "stripped" lobster, Homarus americanus, for each egg-bearing one brought in, rather than continuing to pay cash for egg-bearers and releasing them "stripped," only to be promptly caught again and resold by the alert lobstermen (Bureau of Fisheries, 1915, 1921c).
On the other hand, Lavalli and Factor (1992) reported that the setae on the mouthparts of Homarus americanus diversify during larval development.
Niche segregation between American lobster Homarus americanus and rock crab Cancer irroratus.