Ontogeny of osmoregulation and salinity tolerance in a mangrove crab, Sesarma curacaoense (Decapoda: Grapsidae).

@article{Anger2000OntogenyOO,
  title={Ontogeny of osmoregulation and salinity tolerance in a mangrove crab, Sesarma curacaoense (Decapoda: Grapsidae).},
  author={Anger and Charmantier},
  journal={Journal of experimental marine biology and ecology},
  year={2000},
  volume={251 2},
  pages={265-274}
}
  • Anger, Charmantier
  • Published 2000 in
    Journal of experimental marine biology and…
The grapsid crab Sesarma curacaoense is believed to represent the closest saltwater relative to the ancestor which gave rise to an adaptive radiation of endemic freshwater and terrestrial species on the island of Jamaica. Living in mangrove swamps with variable salinity conditions and showing semiterrestrial behaviour, S. curacaoense exhibits ecological… CONTINUE READING