Condition factor of Goniopsis cruentata (Crustacea, Brachyura, Grapsidae) from Mundaú/Manguaba estuarine complex, Alagoas, Brazil

  title={Condition factor of Goniopsis cruentata (Crustacea, Brachyura, Grapsidae) from Munda{\'u}/Manguaba estuarine complex, Alagoas, Brazil},
  author={Jos{\'e} J Lira and T. C. S. Calado and Marina Ara{\^u}jo},
  journal={Iheringia Serie Zoologia},
The condition factor is a parameter which acts as a general indicator of the "well-being" of a species, and it can be obtained through the analysis of width vs. weight relationships. The present work aims to investigate size vs. weight relationship and the condition factor of the crab Goniopsis cruentata (Latreille, 1803). The study area was the Mundau/Manguaba estuarine complex, Maceio, state of Alagoas, Northeast Brazil. Samplings were monthly accomplished from August 2007 to July 2008. A… Expand

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