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First record of malformations in males of Ucides occidentalis (Brachyura, Ocypodidae) in the Gulf of Guayaquil, Ecuador

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Affiliations: 1: Instituto de Ciencias Marinas y Pesquerías, Universidad Veracruzana, Hidalgo 617, Colonia Río Jamapa, Boca del Rio 94290, Veracruz, Mexico


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