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Readership: Researchers and students working on Crustacea, as well as biologists studying other taxa.
Edited by Les Watling, Professor, Department of Zoology, University of Hawaii, and Martin Thiel, Professor of Marine Biology, Universidad Catolica del Norte
Les Watling is Professor in the Department of Zoology at the University of Hawaii.
Martin Thiel is Professor of Marine Biology at the Universidad Catolica del Norte in Chile.
Chapter 1: Comments on Crustacean Biodiversity and Disparity of Body Plans
Frederick S. Schram
Chapter 2: Evolution of Crustacean Appendages
Joachim T. Haug, Andreas Maas, Carolin Haug and Dieter Waloszek
Chapter 3: Mechanisms of Limb Patterning in Crustaceans
Terri A. Williams
Chapter 4: The Crustacean Carapace - Morphology, Function, Development, and Phylogenetic History
Chapter 5: The Crustacean Integument: Structure and Function
Richard Dillaman, Robert Roer, Thomas Shafer and Shannon Modla
Chapter 6: The Crustacean Integument: Setae, Setules and other Ornamentation
Anders Garm and Les Watling
Chapter 7: Antennules and Antennae in the Crustacea
Geoff Boxshall & Damià Jaume
Chapter 8: Feeding and Digestive System
Chapter 9: Appendage Diversity and Modes of Locomotion: Walking
Chapter 10: Morphological Adaptations of Crustaceans for Digging and Burrowing
Chapter 11: Appendage Diversity and Modes of Locomotion: Swimming at Intermediate Reynolds Numbers
Chapter 12: Swimming Fast and Furious: Body and Limb Propulsion at Higher Reynolds Numbers
Chapter 13: Adaptive Modification of Appendages for Grooming (Cleaning; Antifouling) and Reproduction in the Crustacea
Raymond T. Bauer
Chapter 14: Circulatory System and Respiration
Christian S. Wirkner & Stefan Richter
Chapter 15: Functional Anatomy of the Reproductive System
Laura S. López Greco
Chapter 16: Structure of the Nervous System: General Design and Gross Anatomy
Jeremy M. Sullivan & Jens Herberholz