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Decapod crustacean associations with scyphozoan jellyfish (Rhizostomeae: Pelagiidae) in the Southeastern Brazilian coast

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Author(s):
Lemos Goncalves, Geslaine Rafaela ; Wolf, Milena Regina ; da Costa, Rogerio Caetano ; Castilho, Antonio Leao
Total Authors: 4
Document type: Journal article
Source: SYMBIOSIS; v. 69, n. 3, p. 193-198, JUL 2016.
Web of Science Citations: 3
Abstract

In southeastern Brazil, decapod crustaceans were found living in association with the scyphozoan jellyfish. In total, 2002 specimens of the Scyphozoa Lychnorhiza lucerna were collected of which 511 were associated decapods that were identified as three species of the crab Libinia ferreirae, Libinia spinosa, and one Grapsoidea sp. and two species of caridean shrimps Periclimenes paivai and Leander paulensis. This is the first record of an association between the caridean shrimp L. paulensis and a scyphozoan and the first report of symbioses involving the crabs L. spinosa and Grapsoidea sp. on the Brazilian coast. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 14/13770-1 - Population ecology of Libinia ferreirae (Brachyura: Majoidea) in Southeastern coast of Brazil
Grantee:Geslaine Rafaela Lemos Gonçalves
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Master
FAPESP's process: 10/50188-8 - Decapod crustaceans: multi-disciplinary characterization of the sea biodiversity of the State of São Paulo (taxonomy, spermiotaxonomy, molecular biology and population dynamics)
Grantee:Fernando Luis Medina Mantelatto
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Thematic Grants