Sukumaran, K K (1995) Fishery, biology and population dynamics of the marine crabs, Portunus (Portunus) sanguinolentus (Herbst) and Portunus (Portunus) pelagicus (Linnaeus) along the Karnataka coast. PhD thesis, Karnatak University.
The marine shellfishes of India is chiefly constituted by crustaceans and molluscs. Among crustaceans, penaeid prawns are most important in view of the quantum of landings, value and increasing demand for export trade. These are followed by crabs and lobsters. Although there are over 600 species of crabs recorded from Indian waters, only a few of them are being used for food purposes (Rao et al., 1973). The commonly utilised crab species for food in this country belongs to three families, viz., Calippidae, Portunidae and Grapsidae.
|Item Type:||Thesis (PhD)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Fishery; biology; population dynamics; marine crabs; Karnataka coast|
Marine Fisheries > Population Dynamics
Crustacean Fisheries > Crabs
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries|
|Deposited By:||Arun Surendran|
|Deposited On:||24 Nov 2010 13:44|
|Last Modified:||24 Nov 2010 13:44|
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