Caribbean Freshwater Crustaceans

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Caribbean Freshwater Crustaceans

Studies of Caribbean freshwater crustaceans started back in the 1800s and the interest in studying their biology, ecology and role in the aquatic ecosystems has increased greatly during the recent years. They are diverse, widely distributed and commonly found in rivers, streams, creeks, riparian riparian
Definition of riparian habitat or riparian areas.

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storm water guts, and permanent freshwater pools. Species of Caribbean freshwater crustaceans include shrimps, crabs and crayfish.

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