Thalassina anomala   Herbst,  1804 (Lobster)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Thalassinidae

Description

Synonym (s)
Cancer (Astacus) anomalus Herbst, 1804
Thalassina chilensis Steenstrup & Lutken, 1862
(Junior synonym)
Thalassina maxima Hess, 1865
(Junior synonym)
Thalassina scabra Leach, 1814
(Junior synonym)
Thalassina scorpionides Latreille, 1806
(Junior synonym)

Common Name (s)
• Mud Lobster (English)
• Scorpion Mud Lobster (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine

Biogeography


• Maharashtra, Mumbai Coast INDIA
• Gujarat, Jakhau-Babber Creek (Lat: 23.5) (Long: 68.6) INDIA (Record: 1999-2000)
• Gujarat, Sangi-Kharo Creek (Lat: 23.28) (Long: 68.51) INDIA (Record: 1999-2000)
• Gujarat, Medi-Sinthodi Creek (Lat: 23.45) (Long: 68.48) INDIA (Record: 1999-2000)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA

Literature Source(s)
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  • Online guide to Chek Jawa Available at - http://www.wildsingapore.com/chekjawa/index.html
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