Cookies Policy
X
Cookie Policy

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Complete Larval Development of the Edible Mud.Shrimp Upogebia Edulis Ngoc-Ho & Chan, 1992 (Decapoda, Thalassinidea, Upogebiidae) Reared in the Laboratory

MyBook is a cheap paperback edition of the original book and will be sold at uniform, low price.

Buy this article

Price:
$30.00+ Tax (if applicable)
Add to Favorites

image of Crustaceana

The larvae of the edible mud shrimp Upogebia edulis were successfully reared in the laboratory for the first time. The freshly laid eggs were orange in colour and 1.08 mm x 1.00 mm in average size. The diameter of eyed eggs was between 1.17 mm x 1.13 mm and 1.36 mm x 1.21 mm just before hatching. Under laboratory conditions at a water temperature of 23-26°C and a salinity of 33-34 ppt, newly hatched larvae were planktonic zoeae (average carapace length 0.90 mm) and already with biramous pleopods. The larvae quickly moulted into zoea II the next day and the average carapace length was 0.95 mm. On the third day, the larvae metamorphosed into decapodids with an average carapace length of 1.12 mm. The larval development of U. edulis is therefore abbreviated. The morphology of the larval stages is described in detail and comparisons are made with the larvae of some other Upogebia species found in the adjacent areas.

Affiliations: 1: )Graduate School of Fisheries, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung, Taiwan, Republic of China; 2: ) Institute of Marine Biology, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung, Taiwan, Republic of China

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Create email alert
  • Get permissions
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Name:*
    Email:*
    Your details
    Name:*
    Email:*
    Department:*
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
     
     
     
    Other:
     
    Crustaceana — Recommend this title to your library

    Thank you

    Your recommendation has been sent to your librarian.

  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation