On three species of porcellanids (Crustacea-Anomura) from the Gulf of Mannar

Sankarankutty, C (1963) On three species of porcellanids (Crustacea-Anomura) from the Gulf of Mannar. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 5 (2). pp. 273-279.

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Abstract

The present report is based on a small collection of porcellanids from the Gulf of Mannar off Tuticorin and has been found to be of interest since it includes a new species and yet another species which has not so far been recorded from the coasts of Indian peninsula. All three species were found to live as commensal on coelenterates and were collected from depths ranging from 18 to 25 metres using aqualung.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Porcellanids; Gulf of Mannar
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries
Marine Biodiversity
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:977
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:10 Jun 2010 14:26
Last Modified:10 Jun 2010 14:26

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