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Free Content The Occurrence of the Macruran Gnathophylloides Minerii Schmitt on the Spines of the Edible Sea-Urchin Tripneustes Esculentus Leske in Barbados

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The macruran shrimp Gnathophylloides minerii Schmitt is recorded from Barbados living on the test and along the spines of the edible sea-urchin Tripneustes esculentus Leske. Time of spawning, appearance of the larvae and differences in coloration of the sexes are discussed, and both adults and larvae are figured.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: January 1, 1956

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