Complete larval development of philocheras monacanthus from laboratory culture, with a key to the zoeae of the european species of the genus (decapoda: caridea: crangonidae)
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SourceJournal of Crustacean Biology, 20:75-88. (2000)
Five zoeal stages and the first juvenile stage of the crangonid shrimp Philocheras monacanthus are described and illustrated from laboratory-reared specimens. Development to the first juvenile stage took 15 days at 18°C and 36‰ salinity. Larval morphology is compared with that of other described species of Philocheras, and a provisional key is provided.