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The biology of squat lobsters.


The biology of squat lobsters.

Ed. by Gary C.B. Poore et al.

CRC Press


363 pages



Crustacean issues; 20


From the preface: "This volume is a contribution to COMARGE (Continental Margin Ecosystems) of 14 Census of Marine Life...projects dedicated to the description and understanding of biodiversity patterns on continental margins." Ten contributions discuss squat lobsters in terms of their morphology, taxonomy, phylogeny and fossil record, developmental biology, worldwide distribution patterns, ecology and position in the food chain, reproductive biology, parasites, and fisheries. Abundant photos and line drawings support the text.

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Date:Apr 1, 2012
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