Record of rare lithodid crab Paralomis investigatoris off Chennai coast

Thirumilu, P (2011) Record of rare lithodid crab Paralomis investigatoris off Chennai coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service (210). p. 19.

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Abstract

Deepsea crustacean sample collected from the Kasimedu Fisheries Harbour on 25th March 2011 consisted of penaeids (Aristeus alcocki and Solenocera hextii), pandalid (Heterocarpus gibbosus), galatheid (Munida scobina), palinurid (Puerulus sewelli), nephropid (Nephropsis carpenteri) and a single specimen of a lithodid crab. The lithodid crab, which is commonly known as king crab, stone crab or box crab, was identified as Paralomis investigatoris. Alcock & Anderson (1899), describe

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:rare lithodid crab; Paralomis investigatoris; Chennai coast
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Crabs
Divisions:CMFRI-Madras (Chennai)
ID Code:9148
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:30 Nov 2012 13:02
Last Modified:30 Nov 2012 13:02

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