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The Lurker's Guide to Stomatopods Notable Mentions


New Scientist. Site of the Day (March 5, 2001) for the popular scientific journal New Scientist.

"Stomatopods (aka mantis shrimp) are predatory crustaceans that live in the shallow waters of tropical and subtropical seas. This page provides a guide for people who are interested in the shrimp either on a professional level (marine biologists) or as a hobby and offers information on a variety of level, from an introduction to the creatures to papers on their biology. Also offers images, links to researchers in the area and so forth. Plus a quirky guide to stomatopods in film and fiction."
Life Under the Sun. Selected link for "Chapter 3: A More Delightful Vision" in the book Life Under the Sun by Peter Ensmiger. Life Under the Sun, published by Yale University Press, is a collection of science essays about organisms that sense and respond to sunlight. The book is directed toward readers interested in nature, science, or the environment.
Study Web. Selected by teachers as a link in the educational site Study Web for the category Invertebrates (Crustaceans, Mollusks). Study Web is owned by Lightspan, Inc., a provider of curriculum-based educational software and Internet products and services
Marine Biology. Instructor and Student Web Resource for McGraw Hill's Marine Biology (3rd Ed) by Peter Castro and Michael Huber. The Lurker's Guide is a web resource listed in Chapter 6: Marine Animals Without a Backbone. The authors note:

"Among the most exciting developments is the provision of links to informative and entertaining Internet sites related to each chapter."
B.B.C. Site of the Week in the BBC Online's Wildlife Magazine.
about.com. A Resource for mantis shrimps in the About.com's Saltwater Aquariums Guide.
NAAEE. A Marine Environmental Link of the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE)
BIOSIS. An internet resource guide for Stomatopods by the compilers of Zoological Record, the index to world zoological literature published by BIOSIS and the Zoological Society of London.

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