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AuthorBonnie Bain
TitleSome observations on biology and feeding behavior in two southern California pycnogonids
JournalBijdragen tot de Dierkunde
Volume61
Year1991
Issue1
Pages63-64
ISSN0067-8546
KeywordsPycnogonida; feeding behavior; Anoplodactylus; Ammothea; laboratory conditions
AbstractDuring the years 1980 to 1982, two common southern California pycnogonids, Anoplodactylus californicus Hall, 1912 and Ammothea hilgendorfi (Böhm, 1879) were routinely collected and kept in aquaria. Observations were made both in the field and in the laboratory on feeding behavior and other aspects of the behavior and biology of the two species. It was concluded that, of the two species, Anoplodactylus californicus would be a good candidate to raise in the laboratory for further studies on the biology of these organisms.
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