Y-organectomy in the crab, Scylla serrata

Paneerselvam, M and Subramoniam, T (1982) Y-organectomy in the crab, Scylla serrata. CMFRI Special publication- Manual of Research Methods for Marine Invertebrate Reproduction (9). pp. 143-145.



Gabe (1953, 1956) first described the Y-organ in 58 species of Malacostraca. The Y-organ is a glandular structure of epidermal origin. It is located in the antennary/maxillary segments. The Y-organ varies in gross morphology and location in different species of crustaceans

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Y-organectomy; crab; Scylla serrata
Subjects:Marine Biology > Biology
Crustacean Fisheries > Crabs
ID Code:3918
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:04 Sep 2010 12:19
Last Modified:04 Sep 2010 12:19

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