Liagore rubromaculata   (De Haan,  1835) (Crab)
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Class: Malacostraca

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Color: Freshly preserved specimen in spirit yellowish brown, with many red symmetrical spots.

Quadrilateral or broad, transverse, oval thick crab; surface smooth. Antero-lateral sides of carapace sharp, entire, faintly four lobed, front bilobed. Chelipeds equal, slender, smooth. Leg joints long, narrow, bare.

Synonym (s)
Cancer (Liagore) rubromaculata De Haan, 1833
Liagore rubromaculata Deb, 1994

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Demersal


• Persian Gulf
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai Coast INDIA
• West Bengal, Sandheads INDIA (Record: 11/1923)

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Deb, M (1995) Crustacea: Xanthidae Estuarine ecosystem series, Part 2: Hugli Matla Estuary ZSI, Calcutta 217-228 Available at - NIO, Goa
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  • Marine Biological Station, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (2003) Checklist of marine fauna of Tamil Nadu Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Available at -
  • Dr. Ramesh, R; Dr. Nammalwar, P and Dr. Gowri, VS (2008) Database on coastal information of Tamil Nadu Report Submitted to Environmental Information System (ENVIS) Centre, Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Institute for Ocean Management, Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Available at -
  • Sealifebase Available at -

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