Decapoda - Brachyura - Portunidae - Charybdis

Charybdis smithii MacLeay, 1838



World Distribution
Stephenson & Rees (1972 : 35) - Océan Indien "From a large area of the Indian Ocean, often swimming on surface far from shore"

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Soft bottom (mud or sand)

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-5 m

Mayotte data
Charybdis edwardsi Leene & Buitendijk, 1949 - Comores, d'après Losse, G.F. (1969). Notes on the portunid crab Charybdis edwardsi Leene & Buitendijk, 1949, from the Western Indian Ocean. J. Nat. Hist. 3: 145-152 ; non consulté - accepted as Charybdis (Goniohellenus) smithii MacLeay, 1838 - WoRMS (octobre, 2010).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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