Infestation of rhizocepalan barnacle in the Blue swimmer crab

Anbarasu, M and Tamilmani, G and Sakthivel, M and Nazar, A K A and Jayasingh, M (2021) Infestation of rhizocepalan barnacle in the Blue swimmer crab. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 247. pp. 23-25. ISSN ISSN 0254-380X

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    The parasitic rhizocephalan barnacle, Sacculina spp. were observed in the live Blue swimmer crab, Portunus pelagicus while collecting broodstock for crab seed production. Rhizocephalans have been reported from different aquatic habitat like the deep ocean to pelagic, intertidal, brackish water habitat and a few species occur in freshwater also.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Blue swimmer crab
    Subjects: Marine Fisheries > Fish landing
    Crustacean Fisheries
    Crustacean Fisheries > Crabs
    Divisions: CMFRI-Mandapam
    Depositing User: Mr. Prashanth P K
    Date Deposited: 16 Apr 2021 05:06
    Last Modified: 16 Apr 2021 05:06

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