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Definition of the noun Alpheidae

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Alpheidae is a family of Decapoda.

Alpheidae is a family of Alpheoidea.

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Google previewBiology of the Invertebrates (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Alpheidae is a family of caridean snapping shrimp characterized by having asymmetrical claws, the larger of which is typically capable of producing a loud snapping sound. Other common names of these species include pistol shrimp or ...

Google previewRemarkable Shrimps (2004)

Adaptations and Natural History of the Carideans by Raymond T. Bauer

Alpheidae is a diverse family of tropical and subtropical shrimps inhabiting shallow-water coastal marine habitats. TABLE 4. Superfamilies and families of the Caridea, from Chace 36 Family Profiles.

Google previewBiology of Invertebrates (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Alpheidae is a family of caridean snapping shrimp characterized by having asymmetrical claws, the larger of which is typically capable of producing a loud snapping sound. Other common names of these species include pistol shrimp or ...

Google previewThe Biology of Reefs and Reef Organisms (2013)

by Walter M. Goldberg

The family Alpheidae is a very diverse group of carideans, commonly called “ snapping shrimps.” More than 600 species in >36 genera have been described from shallow seawater habitats all over the world; many are common residents of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Tidepools and Rocky Shores (2007)

by Mark W. Denny, Steven Dean Gaines

Members of three caridean families (the Hippolyti- dae, Palaemonidae, and Alpheidae) are common inhabitants of rocky shores. "Humpbacked" shrimps such as the hippolytids Heptacarpus sitchensis (Fig. 1) and Lysmata wurdananni (Fig.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Caves and Karst Science (2004)

by John Gunn

The following families are diverse and have subterranean species: Agostocarididae, Alpheidae, Atyidae, Hippolytidae, Palaemonidae, Procarididae, and Rhynchocinetidae. Approximately 95 shrimps assigned to 40 genera and six families are ...

Google previewFoods and Food Production Encyclopedia (2012)

by Douglas M. Considine

Holophoroida See Table 2 Nematocarcinidae Holophoroida Pandalidae Pandaloida Alpheidae Palaemonoida (snapping shrimp) Hippolytidae Palaemonoida Palaemonidae Palaemonoida (prawns) Processidae Crangonoida Crangonidae ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

families ofthe Infraorder Carideahave adults that exclusively occupy freshwaters: Atyidae, Alpheidae, Palaemonidae (Figure 8).For many species of these families, the larval habitats can vary from complete restriction to freshwater toarequired ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Caves (2012)

by William B. White, David C. Culver

caves, coral rock pools, fissures, submarine caves, subterranean water, wells Alpheidae 6 12 Anchihaline, caves, coral rock pools, lava pools, lava tubes ( marine), submarine caves (see Anker 2008) Hippolytidae 6 9 Anchihaline, blue holes, ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

Alpheidae [al'fe'a de ] Invertebrate Zoology, a family of snapping shrimps in the crustacean order of Decapoda; distinguishable from other snapping shrimps ( Cragonidae) by the unequal size of the claws on the first pair of legs. Alphonsus [ al ...

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1885)

by Charles Annandale

The neighbouring family Alpheidae includes several species of shrimps, some of which ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1895)

a genus of macrurous decapodous crustaceans, the type of the family Alpheidae. A. ruber (the red shrimp) and A. affinis are examples. Alphitobius (alfi- tó 'bi-us), n. [NL., K. Gr. 629Tov, barley-meal, meal, 4- 3iog, life.] A genus of ...

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