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Freshwater Crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Gecarcinucidae and Potamidae) of Mizoram


Series: Records of the Zoological Survey of India Occasional Papers Volume: 382

By: Santanu Mitra(Author)

76 pages, colour illustrations, colour maps

Zoological Survey of India

Paperback | Jul 2017 | #237894 | ISBN-13: 9788181714664
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About this book

Language: English

This contribution gives a taxonomic account of the two freshwater crab families Gecarcinucidae and Potamidae found in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, which is traversed by numerous streams and rivers. Also included is information on the use of these crabs as food and ethno-medicine, threats, and propsed conservation measures.


1. Introduction
2. Review of literature
3. Materials and methods
4. Systematic list
5. Taxonomic account
6. Freshwater crab as food and ethno-medicine in Mizoram
7. Threats to freshwater crab in Mizoram
8. Proposed conservation measures
9. Summary
10. Acknowledgement
11. References
12. Figures

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