Desenvolvimento juvenil de Cyrtograpsus angulatus Dana (Crustacea, Decapoda, Grapsidae) em laboratório.

Rieger, Paulo Juarez; Beltrão, Roberta


This papel' describes the first nine juvenile stages of CyrtogropslIs angll/atus Dana, 1851 obtained in laboratory conditions trom three ovigerous females collected at "Molhes da Barra", Rio Grande, Brazil (32°S and 52°W). The main morphological features, lhe secondary sexual characlers and lhe gills ontogeny were observed. Twenty one individuaIs reached until lhe ninthjuveni le stage. Sexual dimorphism can be veritied from lhe fourth juvenile stage and the number of gills are complele ai the second juvenile slage.

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