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Definition of the noun Alpheidae

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Alpheidae is a family of Decapoda.

Alpheidae is a family of Decapoda.

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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 previewProceedings of the United States National Museum (1909)

by United States National Museum

The only comparable organ in the Alpheidae is the tuft of long plumose hairs which is borne by the chela of the second pair in Oheirothriw parvimanus Bate, a genus, moreover, very like Synalplwus.

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

by Popular encyclopedia

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

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 Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

a genus of macrurous decapodous crustaceans, the type of the family Alpheidae. A. ruber (the red shrimp) and A. affinis are examples. Alphi fi-tó" bi-us) , n. [NL., (Gr. 5%ttov, barley-meal, meal, + Bioc, life.] A genus of beetles, of the family ...

Google previewThe New American Encyclopedic Dictionary (1906)

An Exhaustive Dictionary of the English Language : Practical and Comprehensive : Giving the Fullest Definition (encyclopedic in Detail), the Origin, Pronunciation and Use of Words by Robert Hunter, Edward Thomas Roe, Le Roy Hooker, Thomas W. Handford

Alpheidae. Athanas nitescens, or Montague's Shrimp. It is thought, but erro£, by the fishermen to be the young of the o r. Ath—an-ā'-si-an (or sian=shan) , a.

Google previewThe American Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1896)

A Most Complete and Thoroughly Modern Dictionary of the English Language, Containing Accurate Information Regarding the Origin, Spelling, Definition, Pronunciation, and Use of Words; Also a Comprehensive Encyclopedia of All Branches of Knowledge with Numerous Illustrations. The Entire Work Prepared and Arranged by an Editorial Staff of Distinguished American Scholars, Assisted by a Corps of Specialists Eminent in Art, Science, and Literature

Alpheidae. Athanas mitescens, or Montague's Shrimp. It is thought, but erroneously, by the fishermen to ...

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