First report of Spotted reef crab off Vizhinjam coast

Raju, B and Raheem, P K and Anil, M K and Saleela, K N (2015) First report of Spotted reef crab off Vizhinjam coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (225). pp. 23-24. ISSN 0254-380 X


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    Carpilius maculatus (Linnaeus, 1758), commonly known as ‘Seven-eleven crab’, ‘Spotted reef crab’, ‘Dark finger coral crab’, or ‘Large spotted crab’ is a member of the family Carpiliidae. One male specimen of the spotted reef crab C. maculatus measuring 130 mm in carapace width was caught by a bottom set gill net along with Portunus sanguinolentus from the rocky area in Vizhinjam coastal waters.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Spotted reef crab; Vizhinjam
    Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries > Crabs
    Divisions: CMFRI-Vizhinjam
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2016 04:36
    Last Modified: 09 Aug 2016 04:36

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