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Title: Post-mortem human cadaver scavenging by marine crustaceans (Isopoda: Cirolanidae) in tropical waters.
Authors: Tiemensma, Marianne
Bruce, Niel L
Willan, Richard C
Citation: Forensic science, medicine, and pathology 2017-12; 13(4): 515-517
Abstract: Animal feeding, both ante- and post-mortem, in freshwater and marine environments, has become topical recently. This report documents post-mortem scavenging by two identified species of marine crustaceans (Crustacea: Isopoda: Cirolanidae) on a human cadaver from the vicinity of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.
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Journal title: Forensic science, medicine, and pathology
Publication Date: 2017-12
Type: Case Reports
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DOI: 10.1007/s12024-017-9926-x
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