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New Records of Crabs: Halimede tyche (Herbst, 1801)(Crustacea: Decapoda) from Iraqi Coast, Iraq  

Khaled Kh. Al-Khafaji1 , Falah M. Mutlak2 , Anfas N. Ukash3
1 Department of Marine Biology, Marine Science Center, University of Basrah, Iraq
2 Department of Marine invertebrates, Marine Science Center, University of Basrah, Iraq
3 Department of Ecology, Collage of Science, University of Basrah, Iraq
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International Journal of Marine Science, 2017, Vol. 7, No. 27   doi: 10.5376/ijms.2017.07.0027
Received: 01 Jun., 2017    Accepted: 23 Jun., 2017    Published: 27 Jun., 2017
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Al-Khafaji K.Kh., and Mutlak F.M., 2017, New records of crabs: Halimede tyche (Herbst, 1801) (Crustacea: Decapoda) from Iraqi coast, Iraq, International Journal of Marine Science, 7(27): 272-274 (doi: 10.5376/ijms.2017.07.0027)


The species of crabs, Halimede tyche (Herbst, 1801) are reported from Khor Abudallah south Al-Faw city, NW-Arabian Gulf, Iraq, during 2016. brachyuran crabs now consist of some species are reported from Iraqi coast. The specimens were collected from Iraqi coast by trawl net. Morphological measurements of this species are highlighted and a figure is provided. The results found that it is the first record of this species.

New records; Arabian Gulf; Brachyuran; Halimede tyche
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