Jones, S and Mahadevan, S (1965) Notes on animal associations. 5. The pea crab Pinnotheres deccanensis Chopra inside the respiratory tree of the sea cucumber, Holothuria scabra Jager. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 7 (2). pp. 377-380.
In sluggish and comparatively defenceless nature of the holothurians make them convenient hosts to many commensals and parasites. A variety of commensals, from protozoans to fish, have been reported from them of which the most interesting and classical example is the pearl fish, Carapus formerly known under Fierasfer.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||animal associations; pea crab; Pinnotheres deccanensis Chopra; holothurians|
|Subjects:||Crustacean Fisheries > Crabs|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries|
|Deposited By:||Edwin Joseph|
|Deposited On:||10 Aug 2010 14:12|
|Last Modified:||10 Aug 2010 14:12|
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