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Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada; Crustaceans. (CD-ROM included).


Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada; Crustaceans. (CD-ROM included)

McLaughlin, Patsy A. et al.

American Fisheries Society


545 pages



American Fisheries Society Special Publications; 31


Representing part of the ongoing efforts of the Committee on Names of Aquatic Invertebrates of the American Fisheries Society, this listing includes hundred of entries by class, family and order, covering all Crustacea in the US and Canada, including the Arctic, Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Gulf of Mexico and Hawaii. It addresses the astounding diversity of life amongst the Crustacea while remaining largely a professional resource (for example it includes only common names when necessary to help nonspecialists). After a brief introduction to the Crustacea and the organization and scope of the list. Editors and authors cover class Branchiopoda, Cephalocarida, Maxillopoda, Ostrocoda and Malacostaca, with changes from the last edition of 1989, a list of endangered crustaceans in North American and Hawaii and those presumed extinct, and a recounting of the literature cited.

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