LARVAL MORPHOLOGY AND SALINITY TOLERANCE OF A LAND CRAB FROM WEST AFRICA, CARDISOMA ARMATUM (BRACHYURA: GRAPSOIDEA: GECARCINIDAE)

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  title={LARVAL MORPHOLOGY AND SALINITY TOLERANCE OF A LAND CRAB FROM WEST AFRICA, CARDISOMA ARMATUM (BRACHYURA: GRAPSOIDEA: GECARCINIDAE)},
  author={Jos{\'e} A. Cuesta and Klaus Dipl Ing Anger},
  year={2005}
}
Abstract The complete larval development of a terrestrial crab from West Africa, Cardisoma armatum Herklots, 1851, was studied in laboratory rearing experiments carried out at various salinities ranging from 0.2‰ to 45‰. Six zoeal stages and one megalopa are described and illustrated. Our experimental results showed that zoeal stages of C. armatum are fairly euryhaline, zoea I to IV tolerating a salinity range of 15–45‰, and 15–35‰ during later development. However, salinity 15‰ tended to cause… 

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