Vol. 14,No. 2, April 2015
A subtidal porcellanid crab, Petrolisthes militaris (Heller, 1862) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura), from the Persian Gulf, Iran
Description: -Fisheries Department, Hormozgan University, Bandar Abbas, P.O. Box:3995, Iran 2-Research Center for Coastal Lagoon Environments, Shimane University, 1060 Nishikawatsu- cho, Matsue, Shimane 690-8504, Japan. Corresponding author’s email: msn_safaie@yahoo.com
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The family Porcellanidae is a group of crab-shaped anomurans and there are a series of studies on this group in the Persian Gulf. The first report of porcellanid crabs from the Persian Gulf was by Heller (1861); who referred incidentally to two species of this group in a discussion of Crustacea of the Red Sea.

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