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Environmental determinants of motile cryptofauna on an eastern Pacific coral reef
Coral reef cryptofauna, which live hidden within reef framework structures, are considered to be the most diverse group of coral reef metazoans. They likely comprise more biomass than all surface fauna, providing food ...
Simultaneously hermaphroditic shrimp use lipophilic cuticular hydrocarbons as contact sex pheromones
Successful mating is essentially a consequence of making the right choices at the correct time. Animals use specific strategies to gain information about a potential mate, which is then applied to decision-making processes. ...
Revisiting the winners and the losers a decade after coral bleaching
Over the past 3 decades, thermal stress events have damaged corals globally. Few studies, however, have tracked the recovery process or assessed whether winners in the short term are also winners in the long term. In the ...
Distribution of the hermit crabs Clibanarius vittatus and Pagurus maclaughlinae in the northern Indian River Lagoon, Florida: A reassessment after 30 years
The present distribution of two hermit crabs, Clibanarius vittatus and Pagurus maclaughlinae, was assessed for comparison with a study done more than 30 yr ago on decapods of the region. Clibanarius vittatus presently ...