Sesarma kraussi   de Man  1887 (Crab)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Lateral borders of carapace divergent posteriorly and cut into two teeth. Outer surface of wrist, both surfaces of palm nearly smooth. A row of sharp granules along the outer surface of fixed finger. Upper border of arm ends not acute. Legs even, 3rd pair being more than 3 1/2 times the length of carapace.

Synonym (s)
Sesarma kraussi de Man 1887
Sesarma kraussi Tweedie 1936

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• West Bengal, Nurpur INDIA (Record: 07/12/1983)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobar Islands INDIA (Record: 1995)
• MYANMAR (Record: 1995)

Literature Source(s)
  • Alcock, A (1968) Materials for a carcinological fauna of India the Brachyura Oxyrhyncha The Baptist Mission Press 1 1-456 Available at - Pune University, Pune
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Ghosh, SK (1995) Crustacea: Decapoda: Grapsidae Estuarine ecosystem series, Part 2: Hugli Matla Estuary ZSI, Calcutta 229-248 Available at - NIO, Goa

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