Crayfishes, Lobsters and Crabs of Europe: An Illustrated Guide to common and traded species by R. IngleCrayfishes, Lobsters and Crabs of Europe: An Illustrated Guide to common and traded species by R. Ingle

Crayfishes, Lobsters and Crabs of Europe: An Illustrated Guide to common and traded species

byR. Ingle

Paperback | November 16, 2012

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Fishermen, marine aquarists, biologists studying seashore and coastal waters, and those involved in trading shellfish and even restaurateurs are aware of the great diversity of crustaceans inhabiting the seas around the British Isles, Northern Europe and the Mediterranean.Crayfishes, Lobsters and Crabs of Europewill enable the reader to identify 42 crustacean species of commercial importance found in these regions during coastal explorations, fishing trips, displayed in public aquaria or available in restaurants, including selected freshwater crayfishes, deep-sea species and some imported species.
The book also includes sections on the gross internal and external structure of these Crustacea, their life histories, classification and nomenclature. The book is of interest to students of marine biology and researchers in fisheries science.
Title:Crayfishes, Lobsters and Crabs of Europe: An Illustrated Guide to common and traded speciesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:281 pagesPublished:November 16, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401064822

ISBN - 13:9789401064828

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Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Structure and Function. 2. Classification. 4. Marine Clawed Lobsters (Nephropoidea). 5. Freshwater Crayfishes (Astacoidea). 6. Marine Spiny and Locust Lobsters (Palinuroidea). 7. Mud Lobsters (Thalassinoidea). 8. Hermit and Stone Crabs (Paguroidae). 9. Squat Lobsters and Porcelain Crabs (Galatheoidea). 10. True Crabs (Brachyura). Appendix A: Identification Features of Lobsters and Crabs Commercially Imported into EU Markets. Appendix B: List of World-Wide Commercially Fished Lobsters and Crabs. Index. Plates.