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, 38 (3), 337-9

Infestation of Parasitic Barnacle Sacculina Spp. In Commercial Marine Crabs

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Infestation of Parasitic Barnacle Sacculina Spp. In Commercial Marine Crabs

V Elumalai et al. J Parasit Dis.

Abstract

Commercial crab species infected of rhizocephalan cirripedes are reported from the coast of Parangipettai. Sacculina spp. were collected from brachyuran hosts Portunus sanquinolentus, Portunus hastatoides, Chaybdis feriatus, Charybdis variegate, Charybdis natator, Charybdis miles, Charybdis lucifera, Charybdis hoplites, Charybdis hellerii, Charybdis granulate, Charybdis amboinensis and Thalamita coeruleipes respectively.

Keywords: Cirripedia; Crustacea; Portunid crab; Rhizocephala; Sacculina.

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Parasitic barnacle Sacculina spp. in commercial 3 marine crabs

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