An incidence of attachment of Barnacles on Portunid crabs landed at Chennai-Pondicherry coasts

Thirumilu, P (2006) An incidence of attachment of Barnacles on Portunid crabs landed at Chennai-Pondicherry coasts. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 189 . pp. 21-22.

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Abstract

A single berried female of portunid crab Charybdis (Charybdis) lucifera known as "Pacha Nandu" in Tamil was collected from the trawl catches landed at Pondicherry Harbour on 13-4-2006. Unusually, large number of short stalked goose barnacles, Lepas anserifera were found covering the entire dorsal surface of carapace and on both the chelipeds of crab.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Barnacles; Portunid crabs; Chennai-Pondicherry coasts
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Crabs
Divisions:CMFRI-Madras (Chennai)
ID Code:3622
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Deposited On:24 Sep 2010 15:46
Last Modified:24 Sep 2010 15:46

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