Octopamine Effects on Crustaceans?

Answer There are over 50,000 invertebrate crustacean species in the world. They are consumed by many predators and exhibit a variety of protective behaviors. Many types of neurohormones, such as octopamin... Read More »

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Are crustaceans insects?

Crustaceans are not insects. Crustaceans belong to the scientific subphylum Crustacea. Insects belong to the subphylum Hexapoda. One difference between the two is the method of breathing. Crustacea... Read More »

Do crustaceans lay eggs?

Female crustaceans lay eggs, which are fertilized externally by the male. These eggs develop and hatch over the course of several days to several weeks. In some cases, the female will carry the egg... Read More »

Are snails crustaceans?

Snails are mollusks, not crustaceans. The mollusk family includes snails, slugs and clams. Mollusks are invertebrates, and there are a variety of terrestrial and ocean-dwelling species. Examples of... Read More »

How to Identify Crustaceans?

Lobsters, crayfish, crabs, prawns, shrimp and barnacles are a few animals that can be described as crustacean. There are over 42,000 varieties and most are marine dwelling. Crustaceans belong to th... Read More »