Field investigations on the shore crabs of the Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay, with special reference to the ecology and behaviour of the pellet crab Scopimera proxima Kemp

Silas, E G and Sankarankutty, C (1967) Field investigations on the shore crabs of the Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay, with special reference to the ecology and behaviour of the pellet crab Scopimera proxima Kemp. In: Proceedings of the Symposium on Crustacea, Part 3, MBAI, 12-16 January 1965, Ernakulam.

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Abstract

In the course of carrying out observations on the ecology and behaviour of shore crabs of Palk Bay and Gulf of Mannar in 1959-60, special attention was given by us for studying the burrowing habits, sexual dimorphism, mating behaviour, etc., of the pellet crab Scopimera proximo Kemp details of which are embodied in this paper.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Shore crabs; Gulf of Mannar; Palk Bay; Pellet crab; Scopimera proxima Kemp
Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries > Crabs
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
Depositing User: Geetha P Mrs
Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2010 22:27
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:17
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/2399

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