Crabs and Crab Fishery of the Mandapam Area

Josileen, Jose (2000) Crabs and Crab Fishery of the Mandapam Area. In: Souvenir 2000. Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Mandapam, pp. 92-94.


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In our country, crab fishery is mainly contributed by portunid crabs those which belong to three generae ie., Scylla. Portunus and Charybdis. They have the typical portunid shape with carapace having 4-9 anterolateral teeth. Chelepeds are longer than all legs and last pair typically paddle shaped.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Crabs; Crab Fishery; Mandapam Area
Subjects: CMFRI
Crustacean Fisheries > Crabs
Divisions: CMFRI-Mandapam
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2011 12:39
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:50

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