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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScylla serrata (Forskål, 1775) 
AphiaID: 208814

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthropoda (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrustacea (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalacostraca (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEumalacostraca (Subclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEucarida (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDecapoda (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPleocyemata (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachyura (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubrachyura (Section) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterotremata (Subsection) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPortunoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPortunidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPortuninae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScylla (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScylla De Haan, 1833
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAchelous crassimanus MacLeay, 1838
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCancer serrata Forskål, 1775
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLupa lobifrons H. Milne Edwards, 1834
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScylla tranquebarica var. oceanica Dana, 1852
Sources  basis of record Crosnier, A. (1962). Faune de Madagascar. XVI Crustaces Decapodes: Portunidae. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgiant mud crab  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Brazil
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBrazil (introduced: alien[details]
Kenya
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorKenya [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMalindi [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorShimoni [details]
Mozambique
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSouth Mozambique [details]
South Africa
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNatal [details]
United States
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUnited States (introduced: alien[details]
(no group)
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIndo-Pacific [details]
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenyan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMida Creek [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMtwapa [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRéunion Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUngama Bay [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Mozambique Channel
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMayotte Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFrench Polynesian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWallis and Futuna Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Africa [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Caledonian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Indian Ocean [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (35 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (178 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FAO Species fact sheets 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (290 nucleotides; 193 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Decapod Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species abundance in Brazil (Nation) : Two specimens of Scylla serrata were collected in Brazil, one in Santos, Sao Paulo State in 1983 (Melo 1983, cited by Tavares 2011), and one on Sepetiba Bay, Rio de Janeiro, in 2011. These occurrences could be either releases of live seafood or ballast water introductions (Tavares and Medonca 2011). [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Brazil (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Habitat: Encountered in mangrove vegetation. Fairly common in unexploited creeks. Heavily collected for food almost excusively for tourists <82>. Distribution: extends to Tahiti, including Australia and New Zealand <420>. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublication date Date of authority given as 1775 in Serene, 1977 <479>. [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:208814
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-13 09:54:01Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-03-10 09:20:05Z  changed  Fondo, Esther
2010-01-19 07:57:53Z  changed  Davie, Peter
  
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  Citation: Davie, P. (2014). Scylla serrata (Forskål, 1775). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=208814 on 2014-09-19
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