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-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
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    Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2010 08:42
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:14
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/1854

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