Reproductive features of the swimming crab Callinectes danae(Crustacea, Portunoidea) on the subtropical coast of Brazil: a sampling outside the estuary.

@article{Andrade2015ReproductiveFO,
  title={Reproductive features of the swimming crab Callinectes danae(Crustacea, Portunoidea) on the subtropical coast of Brazil: a sampling outside the estuary.},
  author={Leonardo S. Andrade and Mauro Antonio Homem Antunes and P. Almeida Lima and Mich{\`e}le Furlan and Israel F. Frameschi and Ad{\'i}lson Fransozo},
  journal={Brazilian journal of biology = Revista brasleira de biologia},
  year={2015},
  volume={75 3},
  pages={692-702}
}
The life cycle of the crab Callinectes danae is estuarine-dependent, and studies on aspects of their biology should also cover marine areas. The present study investigated the sexual maturity, as well as habitat preference by adults in different gonadal stages, and the crabs' reproductive periodicity outside the estuary. Three bays on the subtropical… CONTINUE READING