Diets of peracarid crustaceans associated with the orange coral Astroides calycularis in southern Spain

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Terrón Sigler, Alejandro; León Muez, David; Peñalver Duque, P.; Espinosa Torre, Free;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Hellenic Centre for Marine Research
  • Journal: Mediterranean Marine Science (issn: 1791-6763, eissn: 1108-393X)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.12681/mms.1298
  • Subject: Associated macrofauna | SH1-691 | Astroides Calycularis | Peracarid crustaceans | Gut contents | Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling | Astroides calycularis, Peracarid crustaceans, associated macrofauna, feeding, gut contents.
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The endangered and Mediterranean endemic orange coral ( Astroides calycularis ) hosts an important macrofaunal assemblage. The gut contents of the main peracarids associated with the orange coral were analysed. In total 161 specimens belonging to 11 species and 9 famili... View more