Alejandro Manuel Maeda Martinez

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  1. Murugan G., H. Obregon-Barboza, A.M. Maeda-Martinez and B.V. Timms, 2009. Co-occurrence of two tadpole shrimp Triops cf. australiensis (Branchiopoda: Notostraca) lineages in middle Paroo, northwestern New South Wales, with the first record of Triops hermaphrodites for the Australian continent. Australian Journal of Zoology 57: 77-84

  2. Garcia-Velazco H., H. Obregon-Barboza, C. Rodriguez-Jaramillo and A.M. Maeda-Martinez. 2009. Reproduction of the tadpole shrimp Triops (Notostraca) in Mexican waters. Current Science 96: 91-97

  3. Campos-Ramos R., H. Obregon-Barboza and A.M. Maeda-Martinez. 2009. Species representation and gender proportion from mixed Artemia franciscana and A. parthenogenetica (Anostraca) commercial cysts hatched over a wide range of temperature. Current Science 96: 111-113

  4. Garza-Torres R., R. Campos-Ramos and A.M. Maeda-Martinez. 2009. Organogenesis and subsequent development of the genital organs in female and male Pacific white shrimp Penaeus (Litopenaeus) vannamei. Aquaculture 296: 136-142

  5. Orozco- Medina C., A. Lopez-Cortes and A.M. Maeda-Martinez. 2009. Aerobic gram-positive heterotrophic bacteria Exiguobacterium mexicanum and Microbacterium sp. in the gut lumen of Artemia franciscana larvae under gnotobiotic conditions. Current Science 96: 120-129

  6. Orozco-Medina C., A.M. Maeda-Martinez, J. Cordova-Murueta, A. Lopez-Cortes, M.A. Navarrete Del Toro. 2009. Activity, molecular mass and hydrolysis on baker’s yeast protein of extracellular proteases from the putative probiotic bacteria Microbacterium sp. strain 8L and Exiguobacterium mexicanum strain 8N. Aquaculture Research 41: 45-52

  7. Tizol-Correa R., A.M. Maeda-Martinez, P. H. H. Weekers, L. Torrentera and G. Murugan. 2009. Biodiversity of the brine shrimp Artemia from tropical salterns in southern Mexico and Cuba. Current Science 96: 81-87

  8. Hipolito-Morales, A., A.M. Maeda-Martinez and S.F. Martinez-Diaz. 2009 Use of Microbacterium sp. and Exiguobacterium mexicanum to improve the survival and development of Artemia under xenic conditions. Aquaculture International 17: 85-90


  9. Hernandez, L., Maeda-Martinez, A. M., Ruiz-Campos, G., Rodriguez-Almaraz, G., Alonzo-Rojo, F. and Sainz, J. C. 2008 Geographic expansion of the invasive red crayfish Procambarus clarkii (Girard, 1852) (Crustacea: Decapoda) in Mexico. Biological Invasions 10: 977-984


  10. Hernandez L., Murugan, G., Ruiz-Campos, G. and Maeda-Martinez, A. M. 2007 Freshwater shrimp of the genus Macrobrachium (Decapoda: Palaemonidae) from the Baja California Peninsula, Mexico. Journal of Crustacean Biology 27: 351-369

  11. Obregon-Barboza H., Maeda-Martinez, A. M., Murugan, G., Timms, B. V., Grygier, M.J., Rogers, D.C., Rodriguez-Almaraz, G. and Dumont, H. J. 2007 Morphology and systematic significance of the mystax, a hitherto undescribed cephalic structure of males of certain Notostraca (Branchiopoda). Journal of Crustacean Biology 27: 18-23. ISSN 0278-0372.


  12. Tizol-Correa R., L. Carreon-Palau, B.O. Arredondo-Vega, G. Murugan, L. Torrentera, T. Dnj. Maldonado-Montiel y A.M. Maeda-Martinez. 2006. Fatty acid composition of Artemia (Branchiopoda: Anostraca) cysts from tropical salterns of southern Mexico and Cuba. Journal of Crustacean Biology 26: 503-509. ISSN 0278-0372

  13. Campos-Ramos, R., R. Garza-Torres, D. A. Guerrero-Tortolero, A.M. Maeda-Martinez and H. Obregon-Barboza. 2006. Environmental sex determination, external sex differentiation and structure of the androgenic gland in the Pacific white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei (Boone). Aquaculture Research 37: 1583-1593. ISSN 1355-557X.

  14. Campos-Ramos R., A.M. Maeda-Martinez, H. Obregon-Barboza, G. Murugan and D. A. Guerrero-Tortolero. 2006. First report of gynandromorphy in parthenogenetic Artemia (Branchiopoda: Anostraca). Journal of Crustacean Biology 26: 107-112. ISSN 0278-0372

    Rodriguez-Almaraz G.A., C. Zavala, R. Mendoza and A.M. Maeda-Martinez. 2006. Ecological and biological notes on the brine shrimp Artemia (Crustacea: Branchiopoda: Anostraca) from Carmen Island, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Hydrobiologia 560: 417-423. ISSN 0018-8158


  15. Maeda-Martinez A.M., H. Obregon-Barboza, M.A. Prieto-Salazar and H. Garcia-Velazco. 2005. Two new fairy shrimp of the genus Streptocephalus (Branchiopoda: Anostraca) from North America. Journal of Crustacean Biology 25: 537-546. ISSN 0278-0372.

  16. Maeda-Martinez A.M., D. Christopher Rogers and R.D. Worthington. 2005. First records of the fairy shrimp Streptocephalus moorei (Branchiopoda: Anostraca) from the United States. Journal of Crustacean Biology 25: 547-550. ISSN 0278-0372.


  17. Campos-Ramos R., A.M. Maeda-Martinez, H. Obregon-Barboza, G. Murugan, D.A. Guerrero-Tortolero, P. Monsalvo-Spencer. 2003. Mixture of parthenogenetic and zygogenetic brine shrimp Artemia (Branchiopoda: Anostraca) in commercial cyst lots from Great Salt Lake, UT, USA. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 296: 243-251


  18. Orozco-Medina C., A.M. Maeda-Martinez and A. Lopez-Cortes. 2002. Effect of aerobic Gram-positive heterotrophic bacteria associated with Artemia franciscana cysts on the survival and development of its larvae. Aquaculture 213: 15-29

  19. Murugan G., A.M. Maeda-Martinez, H. Obregon-Barboza and N.Y. Hernandez-Saavedra. 2002. Molecular characterization of the tadpole shrimp Triops (Branchiopoda: Notostraca) from the Baja California Peninsula, Mexico: New insights on species diversity and phylogeny of the genus. Hydrobiologia 486: 101-113


  20. Obregon-Barboza H., Maeda-Martinez, A. M. and Murugan, G. 2001 Reproduction, molting, and growth of two Mexican uniparental forms of the tadpole shrimp Triops (Branchiopoda: Notostraca), under a recirculating culture system. Hydrobiologia 462: 173-184. ISSN 0018-8158.


  21. Maeda-Martínez, A. M., Obregon-Barboza, V., Navarrete-Del Toro, M. A., Obregon-Barboza, H., and García-Carreño, F. L. 2000. Trypsin-like enzymes from two morphotypes of the “living fossil” triops (crustacea: branchiopoda: notostraca). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 126: 317-323.

  22. Maeda-Martinez, A. M., Belk, D., Obregon-Barboza H. and Dumont, H. J. 1997 Large branchiopod assemblages common to Mexico and the United States. Hydrobiologia 359: 42-62


  23. Maeda-Martinez A.M., Obregon-Barboza, H. and Dumont, H. J. 1995 Laboratory culture of fairy shrimps using baker’s yeast as basic food in a flow-through system. Hydrobiologia 298: 141-157

  24. Maeda-Martinez A.M., Belk, D., Obregon-Barboza, H. and Dumont, H. J. 1995 Diagnosis and phylogeny of the New World Streptocephalidae (Branchiopoda: Anostraca). Hydrobiologia 298: 15-44. ISSN 0018-8158


  25. Maeda-Martinez A.M., H. Obregon-Barboza and H.J. Dumont. 1993. Branchinecta Mexicana, new species (Branchiopoda: Anostraca), a fairy shrimp from central Mexico. Journal of the Crustacean Biology 13: 585-593. ISSN 0278-0372.


  26. Maeda-Martinez A.M., H. Obregon-Barboza and H.J. Dumont, 1992. Branchinecta belki n.sp. (Branchiopoda: Anostraca), a new fairy shrimp from Mexico, hybridizing with B. packardi Pearse under laboratory conditions. Hydrobiologia 239: 151-162. ISSN 0018-8158.

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