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Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences
  Year: 2003 | Volume: 6 | Issue: 4 | Page No.: 397-398
DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.2003.397.398
 
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Length Weight Study of Two Species of Crabs Matuta planipes and Matuta lunaris from Karachi, Pakistan

Meher Fatima

Abstract:
The paper presents the length weight relationship parameters for two species crabs belonging to Family Calappidae , obtained by fishing nets from Clifton area, Karachi. Both the species of Matuta showed negative allometric growth of weight. M.lunaris is known as a serious predator of flounder fishes.The population study of these crabs should be done in future as these were found associated with guitar fish Rhinobates halavi and sole fishes.
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Meher Fatima , 2003. Length Weight Study of Two Species of Crabs Matuta planipes and Matuta lunaris from Karachi, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 6: 397-398.

DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.2003.397.398

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=pjbs.2003.397.398

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