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Crayfishes, Lobsters and Crabs of Europe: An Illustrated Guide to Common and Traded Species

Field / Identification Guide

By: Ray Ingle

281 pages, Col photos, line illus

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #62206 | ISBN: 0412710609
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NHBS Price: £149.00 $182/€167 approx

About this book

Both a guide to identification of the major crustacean species from UK and European waters and a description of their structure, tunction, classification and nomenclature. Also included are illustrated appendices for recognising imported species, and a list of species that are likely to be seen for sale in markets throughout the world.


Structure and function; classification and nomenclature; overview of groups; freshwater crayfishes (Astacoidea); marine clawed lobsters (Nephropoidea); marine crawfishes and shovel-nosed lobsters (Palinuroidea); mud lobsters (Thalassinoidea); hermit and stone crabs (Paguroidea); squat lobsters and porcelain crabs (Galatheoidea); true crabs (Brachyura); imported crayfishes, lobsters and crabs.

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