Notes on animal associations. 5. The pea crab Pinnotheres deccanensis Chopra inside the respiratory tree of the sea cucumber, Holothuria scabra Jager.

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.

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Abstract

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.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:animal associations; pea crab; Pinnotheres deccanensis Chopra; holothurians
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Crabs
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:1854
Deposited By:Edwin Joseph
Deposited On:10 Aug 2010 14:12
Last Modified:10 Aug 2010 14:12

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