Distribution patterns, carbon sources and niche partitioning in cave shrimps (Atyidae: Typhlatya)

Dr. Efráin Chávez-Solís, Dra. Corina Solís, Dr. Nuno Simôes, Dra.Maire Mascaró 

Cave shrimps of the Typhlatya genus are common and widespread in  fresh, brackish and marine groundwater throughout the Yucatan Peninsula  (Mexico). These species are ideal models to test niche partitioning  within sympatric species in oligotrophic systems.