Scylla olivacea   (Herbst,  1796) (Crab)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Portunidae

Image copyrights: Hsi-Te Shih

Description
Color: Carapace brownish to brownish green in color (sometimes orangish), palm orange to yellow.


Synonym (s)
Cancer olivacea Herbst, 1796

Common Name (s)
• Orange Mud Crab (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Santhanakumar, J; Nazar, AKA; Vinithkumar, NV and Kirubagaran, R (2010) Fattening of mud crab: an approach of aquasilviculture in Andaman Islands Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India Cochin 52(1) 85-88 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/5836/1/10.San.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • Shih, H-T Checklist of Taiwanese crabs Dept. Life Science, National Chung-Hsing University Available at - http://web.nchu.edu.tw/~htshih/SHIH_e.html

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