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.
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.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Barnacles; Portunid crabs; Chennai-Pondicherry coasts|
|Subjects:||Crustacean Fisheries > Crabs|
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|Deposited On:||24 Sep 2010 15:46|
|Last Modified:||24 Sep 2010 15:46|
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