"SHIP-WRECKED" RANINID AND PORTUNID CRAB LARVAE FROM THE SOUTH-WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN (DECAPODA, BRACHYURA)

@article{Rice1977SHIPWRECKEDRA,
  title={"SHIP-WRECKED" RANINID AND PORTUNID CRAB LARVAE FROM THE SOUTH-WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN (DECAPODA, BRACHYURA)},
  author={A. Rice and R. W. Ingle},
  journal={Crustaceana},
  year={1977},
  volume={32},
  pages={94-97}
}
  • A. Rice, R. W. Ingle
  • Published 1977
  • Biology
  • Crustaceana
  • During a recent southward passage through the Mozambique Channel by the Shell tanker "Lotorium", (138037 tons, length 345.4 m), heavy weather was encountered on 15th February 1976 (noon position 23°07'S 36°48'E) and a great deal of spray and occasional light water was shipped. On the following morning a variety of pelagic organisms were found to have been deposited on the vessel's deck, including some small portuguese men o'war (Physalia), a few stomatopod larvae, and a very large swimming-crab… CONTINUE READING
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