Nephropidae


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Nephropidae

[nə′fräp·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The true lobsters, a family of decapod crustaceans in the superfamily Nephropidea.
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In contrast, studies using pellet feeds containing graded levels of crude protein have revealed that feeds for different palinurid lobsters or for Homarus americanus (Nephropidae lobster) should contain between 47% and 55% (Williams 2007) or 50% and 60% (Castell & Kean 1986) crude protein, respectively.
Effect of aerial exposure on concentrations of selected metabolites in blood of the Norwegian lobster Nephrops norvegicus (Crustacea: Nephropidae).
Observations on the feeding mechanism, structure of the gut, and digestive physiology of the European lobster Homarus gammarus (L.) (Decapoda: Nephropidae).
Morphology of the mouthparts of larval lobsters, Homarus americanus (Decapoda: Nephropidae), with special emphasis on their setae.
The microhabitat of Symbion pandora (Cycliophora) on the mouthparts of its host Nephrops norvegicus (Decapoda, Nephropidae).