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Notes on the Chelae of the Mangrove-Lobster Thalassina anomala (Decapoda, Thalassinidae)

G. Pillai
Crustaceana
Vol. 59, No. 1 (Jul., 1990), pp. 89-95
Published by: Brill
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/20104573
Page Count: 7
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Notes on the Chelae of the Mangrove-Lobster Thalassina anomala (Decapoda, Thalassinidae)
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Abstract

Il a été précédemment montré que, en ce qui concerne les pinces des brachyoures, en faisant varier la longueur des leviers et l'intensité de la force musculaire appliquée, la force résultante pouvait être modifiée. Des analyses similaires effectuées sur la pince de Thalassina anomala indiquent que le système de levier agissant dans ce podomère assume plusieurs fonctions.

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