Preliminary biological information of Scylla serrata (Forskål, 1775) (Brachyura, Portunidae) in the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman: a conservation priority

@inproceedings{Kamrani2013PreliminaryBI,
  title={Preliminary biological information of Scylla serrata (Forsk{\aa}l, 1775) (Brachyura, Portunidae) in the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman: a conservation priority},
  author={Ehsan Kamrani and Reza Naderloo and Razieh Savari and Mohsen Rezaie-Atagholipour},
  year={2013}
}
The status of the populations of the mud crab Scylla serrata (Forskal, 1775) is poorly known in the western Indian Ocean. Biological aspects of the species have been studied using 96 specimens collected between autumn 2009 and summer 2010 from the northwestern Gulf of Oman and 22 specimens collected in spring 2009 from the northeastern Persian Gulf. The population was found to be sparse in the northwestern Gulf of Oman (about 1 crab per hectare) and only one small population was recorded in the… CONTINUE READING