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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2016, Vol. 4, Issue 4, Part B

Two new records of majid crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Majidae) from west coast of India


Author(s): Imtiyaz Beleem, Paresh Poriya and Bharatsinh Gohil

Abstract: Two species of majid crabs, Micippa philyra (Herbst, 1803) and Micippa thalia (Herbst, 1803) reported for the first time from the western coast of India. M. philyra is commonly distributed along the muddy sandy coast, while M. thalia sparsely distributed in Gulf of Kutch. Taxonomical description with illustrative figures, worldwide distribution and habitat of both the species are given here.

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How to cite this article:
Imtiyaz Beleem, Paresh Poriya, Bharatsinh Gohil. Two new records of majid crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Majidae) from west coast of India. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2016;4(4):85-88.
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