Report on the deep sea swarming crab

Bharti, Vivekanand and Jeyabaskaran, R and Jayasankar, J and Vysakhan, P and John, Seban (2018) Report on the deep sea swarming crab. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (235). pp. 18-19. ISSN 0254-380 X


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Deep sea swarming crab Charybdis (Goniohellenus) smithii MacLeay, is found in the depth range between 60 to 356 m in the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal and believed to play a significant role in the marine food web. Observations from a trawl survey aboard F V Silver Pompano at 40 m depth that was made on 17th October, 2017 is reported. The trawl was operated in the afternoon for one hour, from 09° 57’55" to 10° 00’ 03" North and 75° 55’ 37" to 75° 53’ 50" East coordinates at a speed of 3.5 knots/hour.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: deep sea swarming crab
Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries > Crabs
Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2019 07:14
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2019 07:14

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