Scyllaridae

Scyllaridae

[si′lar·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The Spanish, or shovel-nosed, lobsters, a family of the Scyllaridea.
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Few species-specific fisheries worldwide exist for the slipper lobsters (Scyllaridae), in contrast to those for the spiny lobsters (Palinuridae) and clawed lobsters (Nephropidae), although some slipper lobsters have significant commercial value (Spanier and Lavalli, 2007; Duarte et al., 2010).
Epithelial cytology and function in the digestive gland of Thenus orientalis (Decapoda, Scyllaridae).
By contrast, spiny lobsters (family Palinuridae) and slipper lobsters (family Scyllaridae) have no claws, although they do have small pincers on some of their legs.
versicolor), Homaridae, and Scyllaridae. The spiny lobster, primarily P.
Essential fatty acid requirements of juvenile mud crab, Scylla serrata (Forskal, 1775) (Decapoda, Scyllaridae).
Berried female slipper lobsters, Ibacus novemdentatus Gibbes, 1850 (Crustacea: Palinura: Scyllaridae), were collected off Nagasaki Prefecture (32.8 [degrees] N, 129.7 [degrees] E), Japan, in December 2009.
Abstract--Body size at gonadal maturity is described for females of the slipper lobster (Scyllarides squammosus) (Scyllaridae) and the endemic Hawaiian spiny lobster (Panulirus marginatus) (Palinuridae) based on microscopic examination of histological preparations of ovaries.
Larvas phyllosoma del Pacifico Sur Oriental (Crustacea: Decapoda: Scyllaridae).