DOI: 10.1590/s1984-4689zool-20160010
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Abstract: Species of Aegla Leach, have a lifecycle that is entirely restricted to freshwater environments and is the only taxon of Anomura with this profile (Bond-Buckup et al. 2008, Fernandes et al. 2013). This genus is composed of over 70 described species with distributions restricted to subtropical South America (santos et al. 2013). Previous studies have contributed to the understanding of the population dynamics (i.e., longevity, recruitment, allometry, growth rates, juvenile cohort) in species such as Aegla plate…

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