Alpheidae


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Alpheidae

[‚al′fē·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The snapping shrimp, a family of decapod crustaceans that is included in the section Caridea.
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8), whereas diets from reef habitats shifted to a dominance of Sicyoninae, Hippolytidae, Alpheidae, and Squillidae (Fig.
The caridean shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda) of the Albatross Phillipine expedition, 1907-1910, Part 5: Family Alpheidae. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 46:1-99.
Descripcion y clave de los primeros estadios larvales de camarones carideos (Decapoda: Hippolytidae, Alpheidae, Rhynchocinetidae) de aguas costeras de Chile.
Fish and decapod data were subsequently filtered to exclude taxa that were not collected as juveniles or adults in the lift-net samples, taxa that were rarely encountered, and family-level taxonomic categories that would not sufficiently exclude nonoyster reef species (e.g., Alpheidae, Gobiidae).
Taking their breath away: metabolic responses to low-oxygen levels in anchialine shrimps (Crustacea: Atyidae and Alpheidae).
Milne Edwards, 1831) (Decapoda: Alpheidae): fecundity, reproductive output and chemical composition of eggs.