Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Crustacea

Edited by Genaro Diarte-Plata

Instituto Politecnico Nacional (CIIDIR Sinaloa)

Co-editor:

Ruth Escamilla-Montes

Instituto Politecnico Nacional (CIIDIR Sinaloa)

This book is divided into five sections. The first section is about Biology and Ecology, and includes the following chapters: “Crustacean”, ”The robber crab Birgus latro (Linnaeus, 1767)”, “Scyllarid lobster biology and ecology”, “Management of the interaction and cannibalism of postlarvae and adults of the freshwater shrimp Cryphiops caementarius (Molina, 1782)”, “Bateman gradients and alternative mating strategies in a marine isopod”, and “The habitat types of freshwater prawns (Palaemonidae: Macrobrachium) with abbreviated larval development in Mesoamerica (Mexico, Guatemala & Belize)”. The second section, Fisheries, includes a chapter on the “Estimation of the maximum sustainable yield and the optimal fishing effort of the blue crab (Callinectes sapidus, Rathbun 1896) of Laguna Madre, Tamaulipas, Mexico”. The third section, Genetics, covers “A comparison of genetic variation in two endemic thermal spring isopods, Thermosphaeroma thermophilum and T. milleri (Crustacea: Isopoda: Sphaeromatidae)”. In the fourth section, Diseases, the chapter is “Phage therapy for control of bacterial diseases of crustaceans”. The fifth section, Bioaccumulation, provides information on “Assessment of metal accumulation and bioaccumulation factor of some trace and heavy metals in freshwater prawn and crab”. The book can be used by students, professors, and researchers in areas related to biological sciences.

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CrustaceaEdited by Genaro Diarte-Plata

Published: February 26th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.78108

ISBN: 978-1-78985-630-9

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-629-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83880-826-6

Copyright year: 2020

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1. Crustacean

By Imad Mahmood Ghafor

44

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2. The Robber Crab Birgus latro (Linnaeus, 1767)

By Selvaraj Kumaralingam

35

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3. Scyllarid Lobster Biology and Ecology

By Kari L. Lavalli, Ehud Spanier and Jason S. Goldstein

262

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4. Management of the Interaction and Cannibalism of Postlarvae and Adults of the Freshwater Shrimp Cryphiops caementarius (Molina, 1782)

By Walter Reyes A.

123

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5. Bateman Gradients and Alternative Mating Strategies in a Marine Isopod

By Katharine M. Saunders and Stephen M. Shuster

70

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6. The Habitat Types of Freshwater Prawns (Palaemonidae: Macrobrachium) with Abbreviated Larval Development in Mesoamerica (Mexico, Guatemala and Belize)

By Luis M. Mejía-Ortíz, Jesús E. Cupul-Pool, Marilú López-Mejía, Alfredo G. Baez-Meléndres, Juan C. Tejeda Mazariegos, Jair G. Valladarez, Keith A. Crandall, Marcos Pérez-Losada and Oscar Frausto-Martínez

88

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7. Estimation of the Maximum Sustainable Yield and the Optimal Fishing Effort of the Blue Crab (Callinectes sapidus, Rathbun 1896) of Laguna Madre, Tamaulipas, Mexico

By Jorge Homero Rodriguez Castro, Sandra Edith Olmeda de la Fuente, Wanda Ortiz Baez, Alfonso Correa Sandoval and Jose Alberto Ramirez de León

58

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8. A Comparison of Genetic Variation in Two Endemic Thermal Spring Isopods, Thermosphaeroma thermophilum and T. milleri (Crustacea - Isopoda: Sphaeromatidae)

By Veijo Jormalainen, James C. Boothroyd, Autumn Dove and Stephen M. Shuster

91

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9. Phage Therapy for Control of Bacterial Diseases

By Palaniappan Ramasamy

219

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10. Assessment of Metal Accumulation and Bioaccumulation Factor of Some Trace and Heavy Metals in Freshwater Prawn and Crab

By Osikemekha Anthony Anani and John Ovie Olomukoro

66

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