Crustaceans sentence example

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  • Of crustaceans, land-crabs are remarkable for size and number.
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  • Small crustaceans and other aquatic animals push their way into the bladders and are unable to escape.
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  • Wasmann, who has compiled a list of nearly 1 50o species of insects, arachnids and crustaceans, inhabiting ants' nests.
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  • Various species among those that are predaceous attack smaller insects, hunt in packs crustaceans larger than themselves, insert their narrow heads into snail-shells to pick out and devour the occupants, or pursue slugs and earthworms underground.
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  • Its food appears to be cuttlefishes, small fishes and crustaceans.
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  • Almost all of them are parasitic on other crustaceans.
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  • All fishes of the mackerel family are strictly carnivorous; they unceasingly pursue their prey, which consists principally of other fish and pelagic crustaceans.
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  • Desis lives invariably between tide-marks upon the rocks and coral reefs, and may be found at low tide either crawling about upon them or swimming in tidal pools and feeding upon small fish or crustaceans.
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  • Birds and mammals take the first place; the leading collections devote a good deal of attention to reptiles and batrachians; fishes and aquatic invertebrata are most often to be found only when there are special aquaria, whilst non-aquatic invertebrates are seldom to be seen and at most consist of a few moths and butterflies, spiders, scorpions and centipedes, molluscs and crustaceans.
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  • The dolphin is exceedingly voracious, feeding on fish, cuttlefishes and crustaceans.
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  • These are the plate-like swimmerets and opercula of Gigantostraca and Limulus among Arachnids and of Isopod Crustaceans.
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  • They are also found in some of the semi-terrestrial and purely aquatic Amphipod Crustaceans.
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  • Among other singularities of habitat, not the least curious is the freedom with which some small species, especially in the genus Dichelaspis, occupy the very jaws of large crustaceans.
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  • As the dominant marine arthropods, crustaceans occupy a central and essential position in aquatic food webs.
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  • With these teeth they are able to enjoy a mixed menu of shelled animals including barnacles, other crustaceans, and mollusks.
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  • Advocates is calling on DEFRA and SEERAD to reconsider and extend the definition of " animal " to include cephalopods and decapod crustaceans.
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  • Two-spotted clingfish eat mainly small crustaceans, but little is known about the diet of the other species.
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  • Freshwater crustaceans, including crayfish and some river prawns and river crabs, have local market value in many regions.
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  • Once they are weaned they eat fish and squid but they will also eat crustaceans and other small animals.
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  • The group includes the only true terrestrial crustaceans, the woodlice, which no longer need to return to water in order to breed.
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  • Crustaceans The largest Phylum of invertebrate animals is the Arthropoda containing the crustaceans The largest Phylum of invertebrate animals is the Arthropoda containing the crustaceans with over 50,000 marine species.
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  • Still I've done worse dives and I managed to find some crustaceans to molest.
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  • It will dip, and then dive under water to catch crustaceans.
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  • I doubt that decapod crustaceans do not have thermal receptors.
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  • In late summer the young are very common in the lower shore pools feeding on tiny crustaceans.
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  • The Lobster is the largest and strongest of our native crustaceans.
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  • Food: small crustaceans, mollusks, mollusks flesh.
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  • Free From including all derivatives of: gluten crustaceans Eggs Fish Peanuts Tree Nuts Celery Milk Mustard Sesame Seeds Sulfur Dioxide Sulfites.
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  • Insects, spiders and crustaceans have them, while mammals, birds and fish have endoskeletons.
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  • Division research and education programs address the culture of mollusks, crustaceans, marine ornamentals, food fish, seaweed, and biomedical species.
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  • Cephalopods form the bulk of the diet of the long-finned pilot whale, but fish and crustaceans are also eaten.
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  • Marine life is made up of crustaceans, echinoderms, spiny black sea urchins and a resident school of spotted sweetlips.
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  • In the wild killies eat mainly terrestrial insects, aquatic insects larvae and crustaceans.
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  • Diet: small thornbacks feed primarily on crustaceans, such as brown shrimps and small crabs.
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  • The majority of these 50 species are red algae, polychaete worms, crustaceans and mollusks.
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  • It is exceedingly voracious, feeding on the smaller denizens of the ocean - fish, crustaceans, worms and molluscs, and greedily taking almost any bait the fisherman chooses to employ.
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  • The decay of this catch attracts scavenging organisms such as crustaceans, many of which can be commercially important species.
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  • It is also essential for the hardening of the chitinous shell of crustaceans.
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  • Diet: Small thornbacks feed primarily on crustaceans, such as brown shrimps and small crabs.
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  • Due to the region's propensity for rain, fish and crustaceans, rice play a starring role in Eastern Indian meals.
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  • Arthropoda include insects, arachnids (spiders), crustaceans, and other subgroups.
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  • Fish lice are small, round crustaceans that clamp on to the body of the fish.
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  • Krill are tiny crustaceans living near the Antarctic, and their oil typically contains fewer trace toxins than that of fish.
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  • The resin contains, in addition to the beautifully preserved plant-structures, numerous remains of insects, spiders, annelids, crustaceans and other small organisms which became enveloped while the exudation was fluid.
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  • Linnaeus in his Systema naturae (1735) grouped under the class Insecta all segmented animals with firm exoskeleton and jointed limbs - that is to say, the insects, centipedes, millipedes, crustaceans, spiders, scorpions and their allies.
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  • The compound eyes of insects resemble so closely the similar organs in Crustaceans that there can hardly be reasonable doubt of their homology, and the primitively appendicular nature of the eyes in the latter class suggests that in the Hexapoda also they represent the appendages of an anterior (protocerebral) segment.
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  • Since the adoption of an aquatic mode of life by Desis and Argyroneta involves no increased facilities in getting food, and merely substitutes for ordinary terrestrial enemies fishes and crustaceans in the former case, and fishes, amphibians, and insectivorous water-insects in the latter, the supposition is justified that the change in environment is due to the unremitting persecution of Pompilidae and Ichneumonidae, which would not venture to pursue their prey beneath the water's surface.
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  • Felipa Poey, in his Ictiologia Cubana, listed 782 species of fish and crustaceans, of which 105 were doubtful; but more than one-half of the remainder were first described by Poey.
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  • Zoologists are familiar with many instances (fishes, crustaceans) in which the protective walls of a water-breathing organ or gill-apparatus become converted into an air-breathing organ or lung, but there is no other case known of the conversion of gill processes themselves into air-breathing plates.
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  • Their appearance in the air-breathing Arachnids does not separate those forms from the water-breathing Arachnids which are devoid of them, any more than does their appearance in certain Amphipoda separate those Crustaceans from the other members of the class.
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  • The bi-ramose structure of the post-oral limbs, demonstrated by Beecher in the trilobite Triarthrus, is no more inconsistent with its claim to be a primitive Arachnid than is the foliaceous modification of the limbs in Phyllopods inconsistent with their relationship to the Arthrostracous Crustaceans such as Gammarus and Oniscus.
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  • The passage at first runs obliquely upwards in the bank, sometimes to a distance of as much as 50 ft., and expands at its termination into a cavity, the floor of which is lined with dried grass and leaves, and in which, it is said, the eggs are laid' and the young brought up. Their food consists of aquatic insects, small crustaceans and worms, which are caught under water, the sand and small stones at the bottom being turned over with their bills to find them.
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  • The size which they finally attain and their general condition depend chiefly on the abundance of food (which consists of crustaceans and other small marine animals), on the temperature of the water, on the season at which they have been hatched, &c. Their usual size is about 12 in., but in some particularly suitable localities they grow to a length of 15 in., and instances of specimens measuring 17 in.
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  • - These singular crustaceans have long soft flexible bodies, the eyes stalked and movable, the first antennae small and filiform, the second lamellar in the female, in the male prehensile; this last character gives rise to some very fanciful developments.
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  • In external form Trilobites are not unlike Isopod Crustaceans, especially the terrestrial species commonly called "woodlice"; and until the nature of their appendages was known, it was thought by some authorities that the two groups might be related.
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  • It flourishes best in small tanks and ponds, in which the water is constantly changing and does not freeze; in such localities, and with a full supply of food, which consists of weeds, crumbs of bread, bran, worms, small crustaceans and insects, it attains to a length of from 6 to 12 in., breeding readily, sometimes at different times of the same year.
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  • Many fish inhabited the Carboniferous seas and most of these were Elasmobranchs, sharks with crushing pavement teeth (Psammodus), adapted for grinding the shells of brachiopods, crustaceans, &c. Other sharks had piercing teeth (Cladoselache and Cladodus); some, the petalodonts, had peculiar cycloid cutting teeth.
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  • The plant-life of the Carboniferous was exceedingly luxuriant and varied, and the system is rich also in fossils of fishes, crustaceans, mollusca, insects and other forms of animal life.
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  • The genuine Isopoda are divided among the Flabellifera, in which the terminal segment and uropods form a flabellum or swimming fan; the Epicaridea, parasitic on Crustaceans; the Valvifera, in which the uropods fold valve-like over the branchial pleopods; the Asellota, in which the first pair of pleopods of the female are usually transformed into a single opercular plate; the Phreatoicidea, a fresh-water tribe, known as yet only from subterranean waters in New Zealand and an Australian swamp nearly 6000 ft.
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  • But the fauna of the lake is somewhat rich; a species of seal which inhabits its waters, as well as several species of arctic crustaceans, recall its former connexion with the Arctic Ocean.
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  • Their food is chiefly fish, for the capture of which their long narrow beaks, armed with numerous sharp-pointed teeth, are well adapted, but some also devour crustaceans and molluscs.
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  • Three coecilians, three batrachians (including a mountain-frequenting frog) and three fresh-water crustaceans are also indigenous, and about twenty-six species of land shells.
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  • Pilchards feed on minute crustaceans and other pelagic animals and require two or three years before they attain their full size, which is about 10 in.
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  • The subsequent upheaval restricted direct communication with the open sea to the Danish channels, and the Baltic waters became fresher: the oyster disappeared, but a number of cold salt-water fishes and crustaceans, and even seals, became acclimatized.
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  • It was conceived by Huxley, among others, that the same number of cephalic somites would be found to be characteristic of all the diverse classes of Arthropoda, and that the somites, not only of the head but of the various regions of the body, could be closely compared in their numerical sequence in classes so distinct as the Hexapods, Crustaceans and Arachnids.
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  • To the extreme development of the carapace in Laura, as compared with the segmented body, it would be difficult to find among crustaceans any analogy more striking than that of the great ovarial expansions in Nicothoe astaci, the little copepod parasite of the common lobster.
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  • The food of penguins consists of crustaceans, cephalopods and other molluscs, varied by fish and vegetable matter.
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  • Some represent the tracks or burrows of worms, crustaceans or other animals; others, the course of rills of water on a sandy or muddy shore; others, again, the marks left on the bottom by bodies drifted along by the waves.
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