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  • Dragovich, AJ & JA Kelly, Jr. 1964. Ecological observations of macro-invertebrates in Tampa Bay, Florida. Bull. Mar. Sci. 14: 74-102.
  • Enzenross, R & L Enzenross. 2000. Non-Mediterranean crustaceans in Tunisian waters (Decapoda, Macrura and Brachyura). Crustaceana 73: 187-195.
  • Frick, MG, Williams, KL, Markesteyn, EJ, Pfaller, JB & RE Frick. 2004. New records and observations of epibionts from loggerhead sea turtles. Southeast. Nat. 3: 613-620.
  • Goode, George Brown. 1884. Fisheries and Fishery Industries of the United States: Section I, Natural History of Useful Aquatic Animals, Plates. Washington, DC : Government Printing Office; Plate 269
  • Jachowski, R. 1963. Observations on the moon jelly, Aurelia aurita, and the spider crab, Libinia dubia. Chesapeake Sci. 4: 195.
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  • O'Brien, SB, Landau, M & KW Able. 1999. Sex ratios of two species of spider crabs, Libinia dubia H. Milne Edwards, 1834 and L. emarginata Leach, 1815, in the area of Great Bay, New Jersey. Crustaceana 72: 187-192.
  • Phillips, PJ, Burke, WD & EJ Keener. 1969. Observations on the trophic significance of jellyfishes in Mississippi Sound with quantitative data on the associative behavior of small fishes and medusa. Am. Fish. Soc. 98: 703-712.
  • Ramasamy, P, Rajan, PR, Jayakumar, R, Rani, S & GP Brennan. 2006. Lagenidium callinectes (Couch, 1942) infection and its control in cultured larval Indian tiger prawn, Penaeus monodon Fabricius. J. Fish Diseases 19: 75-82.
  • Ruppert, EE & RS Fox. 1988. Seashore animals of the Southeast: A guide to common shallow-water invertebrates of the southeastern Atlantic coast. Univ. South Carolina Press. Columbia, SC, USA. 429 pp.
  • Ruppert, EE, Fox, RS & RD Barnes. 2004. Invertebrate zoology: A functional evolutionary approach. Brooks/Cole. Belmont, CA, USA. 963 pp.
  • Sandifer, PA & WA Van Engel. 1971. Larval development of the spider crab, Libinia dubia H. Milne Edwards (Brachyura, Majidae, Pisinae), reared in the laboratory. Chesapeake Sci. 12: 18-25.
  • Stachowicz, JJ & M Hay. 1999. Reduced mobility is associated with compensatory feeding and increased diet breadth of marine crabs. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 188: 169-178.
  • Stachowicz, JJ & M Hay. 1999. Reduced predation through chemically mediated camouflage: indirect effects of plant defenses on herbivores. Ecology 80: 495-509.
  • Stachowicz, JJ & M Hay. 2000. Geographic variation in camouflage specialization by a decorator crab. Am. Nat. 156: 59-71.
  • Tabb, DC & RB Manning. 1961. A checklist of the flora and fauna of northern Florida Bay and adjacent brackish waters of the Florida mainland collected during the period July, 1957 through September, 1960. Bull. Mar. Sci. 11: 552-649.
  • Tunberg, BG & SA Reed. 2004. Mass occurrence of the jellyfish Stomolophus meleagris and an associated spider crab Libinia dubia, eastern Florida. FL Scientist 67: 93-104.
  • Voss, GL. 1980. Seashore life of Florida and the Caribbean. Dover Publications. Mineola, NY, USA. 199 pp.
  • Williams, AB. 1984. Shrimps, lobsters, and crabs of the Atlantic coast of the eastern United States, Maine to Florida. Smithsonian Inst. Press. Washington, D.C., USA. 550 pp.
  • Williams, Austin B., Lawrence G. Abele, D. L. Felder, H. H. Hobbs, Jr., R. B. Manning, et al. 1989. Common and Scientific Names of Aquatic Invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Decapod Crustaceans. American Fisheries Society Special Publication 17. 77


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