Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://nopr.niscair.res.in/handle/123456789/45309
Title: Rediscovery of rare porcellanid crab Pseudoporcellanella manoliensis Sankarankutty, 1961, from Palk Bay, Tamil Nadu, India
Authors: Rajkumar, Muthusamy
Saravanan, Raju
Maheswarudu, Gidda
Keywords: Pseudoporcellanella manoliensis;Palk Bay;Porcelain crab;Rarity
Issue Date: Nov-2018
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Routine field survey in the Palk Bay landings yielded a single ovigerous specimen of Pseudoporcellanella manoliensis after a gap of nearly 55 years in Indian coastal waters. Rediscovery of this species in ovigerous condition from the Palk Bay reassures that the population still exist in these ecosystems since its description by Sankarankutty in 1961.
Page(s): 2182-2185
URI: http://nopr.niscair.res.in/handle/123456789/45309
ISSN: 0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJMS Vol.47(11) [November 2018]

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
IJMS 47(11) 2182-2185.pdf346.28 kBAdobe PDFView/Open


Items in NOPR are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.