The snapping shrimp genus Alpheus from the eastern Pacific (Decapoda, Caridea, Alpheidae)

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StatementWon Kim and Lawrence G. Abele.
SeriesSmithsonian contributions to zoology ;, no. 454
ContributionsAbele, Lawrence G.
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LC ClassificationsQL1 .S54 no. 454, QL444.M33 .S54 no. 454
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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 for animals in the group are pistol shrimp or alpheid : Malacostraca. THE SNAPPING SHRIMP GENUS ALPHEUS FROM THE EASTERN PACIFIC (DECAPODA: CARIDAE: ALPHEIDAE) [Kim, W.& Abele, L.G.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

THE SNAPPING SHRIMP GENUS ALPHEUS FROM THE EASTERN PACIFIC (DECAPODA: CARIDAE: ALPHEIDAE)Author: L.G. Kim,W.& Abele. Alpheus is a genus of snapping shrimp of the family Alpheidae.

This genus contains in excess of species, making this the most species-rich genus of shrimp. Like other snapping shrimp, the claws of Alpheus are asymmetrical, with one of the claws enlarged for making a popping : Malacostraca.

The snapping shrimp genus Alpheus from the eastern Pacific (Decapoda, Caridea, Alpheidae). Alpheus cedricisp. n., a strikingly coloured snapping shrimp (Crustacea, Decapoda, Alpheidae) from Ascension Island, central Atlantic Ocean Arthur Anker1and Sammy De Grave2 1Instituto de Ciências do Mar (Labomar), Universidade Federal do Ceará (UFC), Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil 2Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Oxford, United KingdomCited by: 6.

A new western Atlantic snapping shrimp of the Alpheus macrocheles group (Caridea, Alpheidae) revealed by morphological, molecular and color data Guidomar O. Soledade, Mariana Terossi, Justin A.

Scioli, Fernando Luis Mantelatto, Alexandre O. Almeida. The snapping shrimp genus Synalpheus (Alpheidae) is one of the most speciose decapod genera, with over described species worldwide. Most species live in symbiotic relationships with other marine organisms, such as sponges, corals and crinoids, and some sponge-dwelling species have a highly organized, social structure.

The snapping shrimp genus Alpheus from the eastern Pacific (Decapoda: Caridea: Alpheidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. Evidence for three major clades within the snapping shrimp genus Alpheus inferred from nuclear and mitochondrial gene sequence data.

Alpheus lottini Guérin-Méneville, Alpheus lottini is an Indo-West Pacific and eastern Pacific snapping shrimp that belongs to the Sulcatus species group within the genus Synalpheus (Kim and Abele ). This species is an obligate symbiont of coral, and lives in pairs in the branches of pocilloporid corals.

A new snapping shrimp (Crustacea Decapoda, Alpheidae, Alpheus) from the estuarine mudflats of Kuwait. Zoologische Mededelingen, Anker A. De Grave S., A new snapping shrimp (Crustacea Decapoda, Alpheidae, Alpheus) from the estuarine mudflats of Kuwait.

Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer (Ref.

Alpheus het­e­rochaelis, the big­claw snap­ping shrimp, is na­tive to the west­ern At­lantic Ocean, par­tic­u­larly the Gulf of Mex­ico. This species is fre­quently found along the At­lantic coast of the United States, from the Outer Banks of North Car­olina to the south­ern tip of Florida.

There are hundreds of species of snapping shrimp comprising more than two-dozen genera; however, only those species that belong to the genus Alpheusand Synalpheusare thought to produce vigorous snapping sounds.

Their snaps are extremely broadband with energy extending from a few hundred hertz to frequencies of above kHz [15,16]. Despite the remarkable diversity and abundance of the modern alpheid shrimps, the fossil record of this group is sparse.

However, despite their relati. A new western Atlantic snapping shrimp of the Alpheus macrocheles group (Caridea, Alpheidae) revealed by morphological, molecular and color data The highly diverse genus Alpheus Fabricius,currently with valid species throughout the world in the eastern Pacific; and finally, A.

albatrossae Banner, in the Indo-West Pacific. The Snapping Shrimp Genus Alpheus from the Eastern Pacific (Decapoda: Caridea: Alpheidae) Won Kim and Lawrence G. Abele Introduction The snapping shrimp genus Alpheus is a diverse taxon that contains more than species worldwide.

Species are found in four major habitats: (1) on living and dead corals; this is the. Recently, Lemaitre & Alvarez () compiled the published literature on decapod crustaceans from this coast, and recorded in a checklist nineteen species of snapping shrimp of the genus Alpheus.

Snapping shrimp mate with a single partner during the breeding season. The initiation of mating activity may start with snapping. The shrimp mate just after the female molts. When the female molts, the male protects her, so it makes sense that this is a monogamous relationship as females molt every few weeks and mating may occur more than once.

Alpheus est genus squillarum crepitantium familiae continet plus quam species, qua pro causa haec est maxima squillarum genus.

Sicut aliae squillae crepitantes, ungues Alphei sunt asymmetrici, uno ad strepitum faciendum amplificato. Nonnullae generis species in coniunctione symbiotica cum piscibus familiae Gobiidarum habitant.

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Species. Genus has species. Alpheus edwardsii Audouin and Alpheus lobidens de Man (Crustacea: Decapoda: Alpheidae) are two intertidal snapping shrimp that burrow in association with rocks. They are morphologically similar and are often found in the same intertidal zone.

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The competitive exclusion theory states that two co-existing species must partition resources. Alpheus je rod krevet čeledi Alpheidae. Tento rod zahrnuje více než druhů, [2] což jej činí druhově nejbohatším rodem krevet. [3] Některé druhy z rodu vstupují do symbiotického vztahu s.

Three new species of snapping shrimps of the genus Alpheus are described from the Persian Gulf. These belong to the Alpheus edwardsii species-group, which is mainly characterized by unarmed orbital hoods and the presence of dorsal and ventral notches on the palm of the major chela.

Alphus ankeri sp. nov. shows a close affinity to A. pacificus Dana, and A. heronicus Banner & Banner, The Snapping Shrimp Genus Alpheus from the Eastern Pacific (Decapoda: Caridea: Alpheidae).

Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology Number pp. Graf, M. The Kraków Ghetto and the Plaszów Camp Remembered. Florida State University Press, Tallahassee. Stiling, P. Florida's Butterflies and Other Insects. Also known as the Alpheid Shrimp. The Fine-striped Snapping Shrimp is found in the Indo-Pacific region growing up to 5cm in length.

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Found usually in pairs or colonies living close to their holes that they share with various gobies of the genus.

Snapping shrimps of the genus Alpheus Fabricius, from Brazil (Caridea: Alpheidae): updated checklist and key for identification eastern Pacific, and the previous records of this species from Brazil (e.g., Coelho and Ramos, of members of the shrimp genus Alpheus from Brazil, including all recent changes regarding.

DSpace Repository The snapping shrimp genus Alpheus from the eastern Pacific (Decapoda, Caridea, Alpheidae). Alpheus er en slekt av knipsereker i familien slekten har i overkant av arter, noe som gjør den til den slekten med flest arter av rekene.

Som for andre knipsereker er klørne til Alpheus asymmetriske og det er den største kloen som lager den knipsende lyden. Morphological and genetic comparisons group 30 species of snapping shrimp (genus Alpheus) into 15 pairs of closely related species.

What is the best explanation for the fact that one member of each pair lives on the Atlantic side of the Isthmus of Panama, whereas the other member of each pair lives on the Pacific. Pistol shrimp facts. There are recognised species of snapping shrimp in the Alpheidae family, which has 45 or more genera spread through the world’s oceans.

Around species belong in the biggest genus, Alpheus, including our native snapping shrimp. Synalpheus is the next biggest genus with species, some of which are social creatures.

Anker, A., On two snapping shrimps, Alpheus baccheti n. and A. coetivensis Coutiére from the Tuamotu A., Notes on the Indo-West Pacific shrimp genus Athanopsis Coutière, (Crustacea, Decapoda, Alpheidae), with the description of a new species a new pistol shrimp from the tropical eastern Pacific (Decapoda.

Morphological and genetic comparisons group 30 species of snapping shrimp (genus Alpheus) into 15 pairs of closely related species. In sympatric speciation, a new species may arise in the same area as an existing species, where in allopatric speciation, some geographical isolating mechanism is present.

Kim W, Abele LG. () The snapping shrimp genus Alpheus from the Eastern Pacific (Decapoda: Caridea: Alpheidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology doi: /si [Google Scholar] Kingsley JS. () A synopsis of the North American species of the genus Alpheus.Two snapping shrimps from the Alpheus edwardsii (Audouin, ) species group are described based on material collected on estuarine mudflats of the Pacific coast of Panama.

Alpheus burukovskyi sp.