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Free Content Biological Results of the University of Miami Deep-Sea Expeditions. 106.

The Lobsters of the Superfamily Nephropidea of the Atlantic Ocean (Crustacea: Decapoda)

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An enumeration is given of the 18 known Atlantic species of Nephropidean lobsters. Special attention is devoted to the family group taxonomy, and to the morphology of the carapace. Keys are provided to all species. One subfamily, two genera and three species are described as new. The geographic distribution of each species is discussed, and all available information on the biology of the tropical forms is brought together. The species are provided with descriptions and figures or with references to such descriptions and figures published elsewhere.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: December 1, 1974

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