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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
Affiliation: Forensic Pathology Unit, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.
Biodiversity & Geosciences, Queensland Museum, PO Box 3300, South Brisbane, QLD, 4101, Australia.. Water Research Group (Ecology), Unit for Environmental Sciences and Management, North West University, Private Bag X6001, Potchefstroom, 2520, South Africa..
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia..
Issue Date: Dec-2017
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.
DOI: 10.1007/s12024-017-9926-x
Type: Case Reports
Journal Article
Subjects: Forensic pathology
Marine tropical waters
Post-mortem animal predation
Middle Aged
Oceans and Seas
Tropical Climate
Feeding Behavior
Postmortem Changes
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