Open Access
Research Article
Issue
Parasite
Volume 22, 2015
Article Number 13
Number of page(s) 11
DOI https://doi.org/10.1051/parasite/2015013
Published online 18 March 2015

Supplemental material

Video 1. Male Pea Crab Entrance of Host Mussel. The behaviour of a male N. novaezelandiae entering a green-lipped mussel, P. canaliculus, hosting a female crab by reversing themselves against the margin of the valves at the inhalant siphon of the mussel. Recorded in darkness using infrared lighting. (Access here)

Video 2. Male Pea Crab Stroking Host Mussel. The behaviour of a male N. novaezelandiae attempting to gain entrance to a green-lipped mussel, P. canaliculus, hosting a female crab by stroking the mantle of the mussel with the tips of the legs. Recorded in darkness using infrared lighting. (Access here)

Video 3. Nocturnal Relaxed Host Mussel. Demonstration of the nocturnally relaxed state of the valves of the green-lipped mussel, P. canaliculus, by stroking the sensitive mantle of the mussel with metal tweezers, which if conducted during daytime would cause immediate closure of the valves. Recorded in darkness using infrared lighting. (Access here)


© O. Trottier and A.G. Jeffs, published by EDP Sciences, 2015

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