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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(8): 2871-2878
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.608.343


New Records of Hermit Crab (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura) From Maharashtra Coast of India
T. Nirmal*, A.K. Jaiswar, S.K. Chakraborty, A. Pavan Kumar, G.Kantharajan and P.M. Nuzaiba
ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Panch Marg, Off Yari road Andheri (W), Mumbai- 400 061, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

In the present communication, we recorded the occurrence of four hermit crabs, Pagurus pitagsaleei McLaughlin, 2002, Clibanarius arethusa De Mann, 1888, Clibanarius zebra Dana, 1852 and Diogenes alias McLaughlin & Holthuis, 2001 for the first time from the Maharashtra coast, India. The record shows that these four species have the extended distribution from their earlier occurrence along Indian coast.


Keywords: Hermit crab, Decapoda, Paguroidea, Anomura, Maharashtra.
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Nirmal, T., A.K. Jaiswar, S.K. Chakraborty, A. Pavan Kumar, G. Kantharajan and Nuzaiba, P.M. 2017. New Records of Hermit Crab (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura) from Maharashtra Coast of IndiaInt.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(8): 2871-2878. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.608.343