Charybdis cruciata [Status Unaccepted]   (Herbst,  1794) (Crab)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Portunidae

Description

Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
• Cross Crab (English)
• Samudario
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Edible )

Ecology
Habitat:  Rocky, Sandy, Coastal

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Sundarbans (Lat: 21.5) (Long: 88.17) INDIA
• Bay of Bengal (Lat: 15) (Long: 90) INDIA
• Goa, Mandovi Estuary (Lat: 15.28) (Long: 73.52) INDIA
• Gujarat, Off Veraval INDIA
• West Bengal, Sundarbans INDIA
• INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Maharashtra, Amba Estuary INDIA
• Off Goa (Lat: 15.46) (Long: 73.78) INDIA (Record: 11/1988-10/1989) (Depth: -(15-35) mts)
• Gujarat, Off Kandla INDIA (Record: 1986-1987)
• Gujarat INDIA
• Maharashtra, Malvan (Lat: 16.07) (Long: 73.47) INDIA

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