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A freak twin trilobite larva of the Indian horseshoe crab Tachypleus gigas (Muller)
(Bombay Natural History Society, 1993)
Early embryonic stages of a horseshoe crab Tachypleus gigas were studied using micrographs of live embryo. A freak egg showing two trilobite larvae bridged with each other was noticed on 38th day after fertilization. ...
Seasonality in meiofaunal distribution on a tropical beach at Balramgari, northeast coast of India
(NISCAIR, CSIR, 1995)
Maximum density of meiofauna was recorded during the southwest monsoon season (June to September). The major part of the faunal group consisted of cladocerans (47%) followed by nematodes (15%) and harpacticoids (14%). None ...
Feeding behaviour and food selection in the horseshoe crab, Tachypleus gigas (Muller)
The Indian horseshoe crab, Tachypleus gigas, is a benthic feeder which subsists mainly on molluscs, decayed organic matter and polychaetes, in order of prevalence. A strong and positive preference was recorded for molluscs ...