- n. Plural form of crustacean.
“There is a pre-Hispanic history of series of runners overnight bringing freshly harvested fish and crustaceans from the Gulf of Mexico to the Aztec rulers and other rich citizens of Teotihuacán, the greatest city in North America at the time.”
“Like the molluscs, the crustaceans are an ancient and successful group of animals.”
“The Crustacean Cuticle, Molting, and Seasonal Quality Another defining characteristic of the crustaceans is a “shell” or cuticle made up of chitin, a network of molecules that are something of a hybrid between carbohydrates and proteins.”
“In a conference call with reporters last Thursday, Massachusetts Senator John Kerry explained that he was disturbed by the effects of global warming on "crustaceans" and so would be pursuing changes to ensure that New England lobsters benefit from some of the loot.”
“Finally, within Pancrustacea we identify Xenocarida as the long-sought sister group to the Hexapoda, a result confirming that 'crustaceans' are not monophyletic.”
“In addition to Hexapoda, Pancrustacea includes three major extant lineages of 'crustaceans', each spanning a significant range of morphological disparity.”
“The fat and other elements resulting from the decomposition of the organic material would have enriched the sediment around and above the body, and this can be seen in the numerous burrowing structures in this sediment, created by endobiotic organisms, such as crustaceans and polychaete annelids", adds Muñíz.”
“Coral reefs need marine organisms such as crustaceans, algae and fish to feed them, yet these are being over exploited.”
“It's the next best thing to xkcd -- which is saying quite a bit -- and its combination of snark, social commentary, and skewering of pseudoscience is made all the more hilarious by the starring role of two sentient arboreal crustaceans.”
“While Kanye snagged a coup by finagling collaboration with Giuseppe Zanotti for the line's footwear, the cream beaded and fur-trimmed sling backs worn reminded me of crustaceans.”
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