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Chief editor:
Prof. Dr. Katsushi Sakai, Laboratory of Crustacea, Department of Life Science, Shikoku University, 771-1192 Tokushima, Japan.
Tel & Fax: +81 886 37 1040

This revision based upon work by:
Dr. T. Sakai, late of the Yokohama University, Yokohama.

Dr. Masatsune Takeda, National Science Museum, 3-23-1 Hyakunincho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 169-0073 Japan.

With revisions and contributions by:
Dr. Peter J.F. Davie, Queensland Museum, P. O. Box, 3300, South Brisbane, Qld. 4101, Australia.

Prof. Dr. Danièle Guinot, Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Laboratoire de Zoologie (Arthropodes), 61 rue de Buffon, 75005 Paris, France.

Dr. Michael Türkay, Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg, Senckenberganlage 25, 60325 Frankfurt am Main, Germany mtuerkay@sng.uni-frankfurt.de
Phone: 004969 7542240
Fax: 004969 746238

For granting permission to use illustrations and excerpts from a variety of publications the editor wishes to thank the following persons/publishing houses:
Keiji Baba, Kumamoto University, Japan.
Laurence Bénichou, Assistante de Redaction, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France.
David K. Camp, Editor J. Crus. Biol., Semindle, Florida, USA.
Peter Castro, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California, USA.
Tia-Yam Chan, National Taiwan Ocean University, Taiwan.
Hajime Chokki, Iwahara, Japan.
Alain Crosnier, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France.
Peter J.F. Davie, Queensland Museum, South Brisbane, Australia.
Philippe Falgayrettes, Ministère de l’Education Nationale, Ministère de la Recherche, Ministère de l’Amenagement du Territoire et de l’Environnement, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France.
Shun-Chein Faur, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan.
Carla Flores, Rights & Permissions, CSIRO Publications, Collingwood, VIC, Australia.
Yasuo Fukui, Osaka University of Arts Junior College, Japan.
Bella Galil, Israel Oceanographic & Limnological Reserch LTD, Haifa, Israel.
Chris J. Glasby, Museum & Art Galley of the Northern Territory, Darwin, Australia.
Gary Goeke, Florida, USA.
Daniele Guinot, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Laboratoire de Zoologie (Arthropodes), Paris, France.
Hoikusha Publishing Co. Ltd., Osaka, Japan.
L.B. Holthuis, National Museum of Natural History, Leiden, The Netherlands.
Jean-Loup d’Hondt, Société Zoologique de France, Paris, France.
Chen Huilian, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao, China.
Clive Keenan, Aspley, Queensland, Australia.
Kodansha Co Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.
Hironori Komatsu, National Science Museum, Tokyo, Japan.
J. van der Linde, VSP International Science Publishers, Zeist, The Netherlands.
Rob Lynch, Royal Society of New Zealand (RSNZ) Publishing, Wellington, New Zealand.
Marivene R. Manuel, National Museum, Manila, Philippines.
Claire Margerie, Administration, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France.
Shane F. McEvey, Production Editor Scientific Publications, Australian Museum, Sydney, Australia.
Hisakatsu Minei, University of Kyusyu, Fukuoka, Japan.
Thomas Mourier, Responsable IRD Éditions, Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD), Paris, France.
Kensaku Muraoka, Yokohama, Japan.
Peter NG Kee Ling, National University of Singapore, Singapore.
Hiroshi Suzuki, Kagoshima University, Japan.
Masatsune Takeda, National Science Museum, Tokyo, Japan.
Marcos Tavares, Santa Ursula University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Michael Türkay, Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Keiji Wada, Nara Women’s University, Japan.
Karel Wouters, Édition Bulletin I.R.S.N.B., Brussels, Belgium.

Preparation of CD-ROM
For ETI-Netherlands the data supplied by Prof. Sakai was further edited by André van Nieuwenhuijzen who also prepared some detailed drawings for use in the Glossary. Final editing for ETI-Netherlands by Henk Visser.