Thalamita danae   Stimpson,  1858 (Crab)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Portunidae

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Description

Synonym (s)
Thalamita stimpsoni A. Milne-Edwards, 1861

Common Name (s)
• Green Swimming Crab (English)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Dangers
(Poisonous crab)

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated, Coastal

Biogeography


• INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Kerala INDIA
• Tamil Nadu INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• Karnataka INDIA (Record: 2001-2007)

Literature Source(s)
  • Krishnan, T and Kannupandi, T (1988) Morphology of the larvae and first crab of an edible estuarine crab, Thalamita danae, Stimpson, 1858 (Portunidae) from Indian waters Indian Journal of Fisheries 35(2) 118-120 Available at - NCL, Pune (ASFA Records 3)
  • Apel, M and Vassily Spiridonov, A (1998) Taxonomy and zoogeography of the portunid crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Portunidae) of the Arabian Gulf and adjacent waters Fauna of Arabia 17 159-331
  • Wee Desmond, PC and Ng Peter, KL (1995) Swimming crabs of the genera Charybdis De Haan, 1833, and Thalamita Latreille, 1829 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Portunidae) from Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore Supplement The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 1 1-128 Available at - Zoological Records
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Roy, MKD and Nandi, NC (2005) Brachyuran diversity of coral reef ecosystems in India Proceedings of the National Seminar on Reef Ecosystem Remediation SDMRI Special Research Publication No.9 220-231 Available at - http://www.sdmri.org/reports/proceedings%202005%20-%20sdmri.pdf
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  • Fredrick, WS; Ravichandran, S and Balasubramanian, T (2011) Toxicity of Brachuryan crabs in India Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry Informa UK Ltd 93(2) 406-411 Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02772248.2010.519452
  • Deb, M and Rao, GC (1993) A check-list of the brachyuran crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda)of Bay islands Journal Of The Andaman Science Association Andaman Science association, Port Blair 8(1-2) 25-34 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Dineshbabu, AP; Durgekar, RN and Zacharia, PU (2011) Estuarine and marine decapods of Karnataka inventory Fishing Chimes Mr.J.V.H. Dixitulu 30 (10-11) 20-24 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/7950/1/Dineshbabu-Fishing_Chimes_30(10%2611).pdf
  • Kathirvel, M (2009) Marine poisonous brachyuran crabs of India Fishing chimes 29(9) 24-29 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Roy, MKD and Nandi NC (2007) Brachyuran diversity in coastal ecosystems of Tamil Nadu Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 4(2) 169-192 Available at - NIO,Goa

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