Notes on three species of crabs and two species of Prawns recorded for the first time from Maharashtra coast

Aravindakshan, M and Karbhari, J P (1985) Notes on three species of crabs and two species of Prawns recorded for the first time from Maharashtra coast. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 32 (4). pp. 496-501.

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Abstract

Three species of portunid crabs, Portunus {Monomia) gladiator Fabricius, Charybdis (C) granulata Herbst and Portunus (Xiphonectes) hastatoides (Fabricius), and two species of prawns, Metapenaeus hilarula (de Man) and Sicyonia landfera (Olivier), being iirst records of these species from the coast of Maharastra, are briefly described. Except the crab P. (X). hastatoides, which was collected from the Dol catches landed at Versova, all the species were collected from trawl catches landed at Sassoon Docks, Bombay.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Prawns; Maharashtra
Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Crustacean Fisheries > Crabs
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2010 08:19
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:07
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/430

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