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(English) Major group of animals, including crabs, shrimps, prawns, lobsters and crayfish; invertebrate organisms whose members have a hard outer skeleton, and occurring in marine and fresh waters and on land; belonging to the phylum Crustacea; aquatic arthropods that typically have a body covered with a hard shell, including lobsters, shrimps, crabs, etc. (See also: benthic ecosystems, plankton, copepod)
(French) Groupe principale des animaux, y compris les crabes, les crevettes, les crevettes roses, les homards et les écrevisses; organismes invertébrés dont les membres ont un squelette externe dur, et se produire en eaux marines et douces et sur la terre; ce qui appartient au phylum Crustacea; les arthropodes aquatiques qui typiquement ont du corps couverts avec une coquille dure, y compris les homards, les crevettes, les crabes, etc. (See also: benthic ecosystems, plankton, copepod)
(Portuguese) Grande grupo de artrópodes decápodes que inclui caranguejos, camarões, gambas lagostas e lavagantes. Animais invertebrados com esqueleto externo. Habitam biótopos marinhos, dulceaquícolas (See also: benthic ecosystems, plankton, copepod)

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