Pycnogonids, the sea spiders Their role in marine ecology

Veena, S and Kaladharan, P and Rohit, Prathibha (2010) Pycnogonids, the sea spiders Their role in marine ecology. Fishing Chimes, 30 (9). pp. 41-46.


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Pycnogonids, popularly known as sea spiders, are a strange group of entirely marine arthropods belonglng to the phylum Arthropoda and class Pycnogonida (Gr. pyknos = crowded; gony = knee), which means 'knobby knees'. They are more closely relaled 10 spiders rather than to crustaceans (shrimps, lobsters, etc).

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pycnogonids; sea spiders; marine ecology
Subjects: Marine Environment
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 28 Jan 2011 07:06
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:42

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