Portunidae


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The largest male and female brachyuran species were both from the family Portunidae Rafinesque, 1815, with the male mud crab Scylla serrata (Forskal, 1775), caught at Iriomote Island, Japan, being the largest male ([CW.
III Clave de identificacion de los cangrejos de la familia Portunidae (Crustacea: Decapoda) An.
Reproductive biology of the blue swimmer crab in five bodies of water on the west coast of Australia-Portunus pelagicus, Decapoda: Portunidae.
Los cangrejos de la familia Portunidae (Decapoda: Brachyura) del Caribe Colombiano.
Of the 11 families recorded in the study, species dominance of family Portunidae (9 species) followed by families Grapsidae and Xanthidae (2 species) was noted.
Most members of Portunidae possess the dorsal-type SR; the only known exception is the intermediate type found in Portunus hawaiiensis (Herbst, 1783) (Ryan, 1967, as Portunus sanguinolentus, Diesel, 1991; McLay and Lopez Greco, 2011).
The cancroid crabs of America of the families Euryalidae, Portunidae, Atelecyclidae, Cancridae, and Xanthidae.
Portunus pelagicus (Linnaeus, 1758) is portunid crab belonging to family Portunidae and this group of family and commonly known as blue swimming crabs (Stephenson, 1972; Carpenter et al.
Amongst the Crustacea, Isopoda, Xiphopenaeus kroyeri, caprellids and crustacean larvae (Megalopa) and eggs were food items present only during the fall in the stomachs of Stellifer rastrifer, while Portunidae crabs and hermit crabs (Paguraoidea) were present during the summer and Calanoid copepods during the spring.
En las zonas intermareales hasta 1 o 2 m de profundidad, en el sistema lagunar Topolobampo, se identificaron un total de 76 especies de crustaceos, incluidas en 26 familias, siendo las familias Diogenidae, Grapsidae, Ocypodidae, Portunidae y Xanthidae las que mayor representacion especifica tienen dentro de la coleccion, con 7, 9, 8, 6 y 8 especies respectivamente (Ruiz, et al.
Las familias mas representativas fueron Xanthidae con 12 especies y Portunidae con ocho especies.
Seasonal variability in morphology of blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, megalopae and early juvenile stage crabs, and distinguishing characteristics among co-occurring Portunidae.