Information about Kiwa hirsuta

Baba, K., E. Macpherson, G.C.B. Poore, et al. 2008. Catalogue of squat lobsters of the world (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomurafamilies Chirostylidae, Galatheidae and Kiwaidae). Zootaxa 1905:1-220. (Also available in full text online through Zootaxa.)

Bouchet, P. 2006. The magnitude of biodiversity. Pages 31-62 in Duarte C., editor. The exploration of marine biodiversity: scientific and technological challenges. Bilbao, Spain: Fundación BBVA.

Desbruyères, D., Michel Segonzac, and M. Bright, editors. 2006. Handbook of deep-sea hydrothermal vent fauna (2nd ed). Linz, Austria: Biologiezentrum.  (Also available in full text online through Biologiezentrum.)

Goffredi, S.K., W.J. Jones, H. Erlich, A. Springer, and R.C. Vrijenhoek.  2008.  Epibiotic bacteria associated with the recently discovered Yeti crab, Kiwa hirsuta Environmental Microbiology 10(10):2623-2634.  (Also available in full text online through Wiley InterScience.)

Levin, L. 2009.  Personal communications (8-9 April).

Macpherson, E., W. Jones, M. Segonzac.  2005.  A new squat lobster family of Galatheoidea (Crustacea, Decapoda, Anomura) from the hydrothermal vents of the Pacific-Antarctic Ridge.  Zoosystema 27(4):709-723.  (Also available in full text online through Zoosystema.)

Spear, M. 2009.  Personal communication (23 March).

Stecher, J., T. Michael, and C. Borowski. 2002. Faunal assemblages on the Pacific-Antarctic Ridge near the Foundation Seamount Chain (37°30'S, 110°30'W). Cahiers de Biologie Marine 43(3-4):271-274.

Thurber, A. 2009.  Personal communication (9 April).

Tasty the hairy lobster

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