First record of the Two-striped Box Crab Calappa bilineata Ng, Lai & Aungtonya, 2002 (Brachyura: Calappidae) from St. Martin’s Island, Bangladesh

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Muntasir Akash
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3999-2882
Mostafa A.R. Hossain

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As part of survey of a BS (hons) study tour conducted by the Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka, two specimens of box crab were caught with a beach seine net from the northern beach in front of the Hotel Prince Heaven (20038’07.50â€N & 92019’34.68â€E) on new moon of 07th December 2012.  Those box crabs were identified as the Two Striped Box Crab Calappa bilineata Ng, Lai & Aungtonya, 2002 which is turned out as a new record for Bangladesh and a record for the northern part of the Bay of Bengal.

 

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Akash, M. and Hossain, M.A. 2017. First record of the Two-striped Box Crab Calappa bilineata Ng, Lai & Aungtonya, 2002 (Brachyura: Calappidae) from St. Martin’s Island, Bangladesh. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 9, 1 (Jan. 2017), 9771–9773. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.2943.9.1.9771-9773.
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Muntasir Akash, Research Assistant || Project ECOFISHBD || IUCN Bangladesh Country Office

MS & BS in Zoology || Department of Zoology || University of Dhaka

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