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Fishes 2018, 3(3), 30; https://doi.org/10.3390/fishes3030030

On the Finding of the Rare Crab Paragalene longicrura (Nardo, 1868) (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura, Progeryonidae) from Thermaikos Gulf, Northwest Aegean Sea, Greece

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Department of Marine Sciences, School of the Environment, University of the Aegean, University Hill, Lesvos Island, Mytilene 81100, Greece
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18 Ashby Cres, Glasgow G13 2NT, Scotland, UK
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Received: 29 May 2018 / Revised: 31 July 2018 / Accepted: 3 August 2018 / Published: 8 August 2018
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Abstract

The finding of a rare crab, Paragalene longicrura, is herein recorded from Thermaikos Gulf. This constitutes the northmost record of the species in Greek waters. The species is only known from sporadic records in the eastern Mediterranean basin. Ecological remarks on the habitat of P. longicrura and other decapod species are described for the first time for the Mediterranean. View Full-Text
Keywords: decapoda; brachyura; rare species; biodiversity; Aegean Sea decapoda; brachyura; rare species; biodiversity; Aegean Sea
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Kampouris, T.E.; Milenkova, D.; Batjakas, I.E. On the Finding of the Rare Crab Paragalene longicrura (Nardo, 1868) (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura, Progeryonidae) from Thermaikos Gulf, Northwest Aegean Sea, Greece. Fishes 2018, 3, 30.

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