Marine Decapod Crustacea of Southern Australia: A Guide to Identification

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Csiro Publishing, 2004 - Nature - 574 pages
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Winner of the 2005 Whitley Award for Systematics

This book is a comprehensive guide to the identification of 800 species of decapod and stomatopod crustaceans from southern Australian marine waters. It is liberally illustrated with more than 1000 line drawings giving good views of many species as well as diagnostic illustrations. Details for each species include the authority, year of description, sometimes a common name, diagnosis, size, geographical distribution, and ecological and depth distribution. The chapter on the Stomatopoda is by Shane Ahyong.

Sections within each chapter are hierarchical, species within genera, within families (often with subfamilies as well). Identification is achieved through the use of dichotomous keys adapted from many originally published in the primary literature, or developed from scratch. Some keys are to all Australian taxa but most are to southern Australian taxa only.

The information in this book derives from over 200 years of collecting in southern Australian environments, from the intertidal to the deep sea, and publications in numerous journals in several languages. More than 800 of these papers and books are cited. This is the only available single text for identifying crustacean species in any part of Australia.
  

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Contents

Systematics
13
Dendrobranchiata prawns and midwater shrimps
23
Caridea shrimps
53
Stenopodidea coral shrimps and Venus shrimps
145
Polychelida deepsea lobsters
151
Astacidea scampi and crayfish
159
Thalassinidea ghost shrimps and sponge shrimps
169
Achelata rock lobsters and bugs
197
Dynomenidae
308
Homolodromiidae
310
Subsection Homoloidea
311
Latreilliidae
314
Subsection Archaeobrachyura
316
Cymonomidae
318
Raninidae
320
Section Eubrachyura
324

Anomura hermit crabs porcelain crabs and squat lobsters
215
Sixlegged crabs
218
Galatheoidea
219
Chirostylidae
220
Galatheidae
228
Lomisidae
240
Porcellanidae
242
Hippoidea
247
Hippidae
249
Paguroidea
250
Diogenidae
251
Lithodidae
266
Paguridae
270
Parapaguridae
279
Pylochelidae
286
Brachyura crabs
289
Twentyfive common crabs
296
Section Podotremata
298
Calappidae
326
Leucosiidae
331
Matutidae
344
Majidae
347
Spider crabs and decorator crabs common in shallowwater
349
Hymenosomatidae
390
Parthenopidae
398
Atelecyclidae
400
Cancridae
401
Corystidae
404
Geryonidae
406
Portunidae
407
Goneplacidae
433
Stomatopoda mantis shrimps
517
Glossary
549
Credits
557
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Marine Decapod Crustacea of Southern Australia
Marine Decapod Crustacea of Southern Australia: A Guide to Identification,. by Gary cb Poore, 2004, CSIRO PUBLISHING, 616 pp. © Museum Victoria 2004 ...
www.publish.csiro.au/ samples/ MarineDecapodsample.pdf

Marine decapod Crustacea of southern Australia; a guide to ...
Marine decapod Crustacea of southern Australia; a guide to identification. Ed. by Gary cb Poore. CSIRO. 2004. 574 pages. $162.00. Hardcover ...
www.encyclopedia.com/ doc/ 1G1-146551979.html

New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research abstracts
Marine decapod Crustacea of southern Australia: a guide to identification. By Gary cb Poore. Marine mammals: fisheries, tourism and management issues. ...
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Marine Decapod Crustacea of Southern Australia: A Guide to Identification. Auteur(s) : POORE Gary Date de parution: 07-2004 Langue : ANGLAIS 616p. Hardback ...
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padil - Fact Sheet
Marine. Pie-Crust Crab Metacarcinus novaezelandiae (Jacquinot, 1846) Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Cancridae. Status Exotic (but present in Australia) ...
www.padil.gov.au/ viewPest.aspx?id=720

Contributions to Zoology (noot)
References. Poore GCB. 2004. Marine Decapod Crustacea of Southern Australia. A Guide to Identification. Melbourne: Museum Victoria, i-ix, 1-574.
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About the author (2004)

Gary C.B. Poore is one of the world's leading crustacean taxonomists and past president of The Crustacean Society.

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