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The most significant morphological adaptations to this life style include the following aspects: (1) body without large protuberances, facilitating their movement inside the tunnels; (2) highly developed cephalothorax, in comparison to the scarcely developed pleon; (3) cephalothorax taller than broad, which increases the volume of the branchial chamber and makes it possible to house larger branchia than those species that inhabit open waters; (4) P1 chelae relatively large and vertically orientated, and (5) reduced eye size (Rudolph, 1997; Reynolds et al., 2013).