Metamorphosis of an estuarine hermit crab Clibanarius olivaceus Henderson in the laboratory (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura)

S.A. Khan, R. Natarajan

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Five zoeal stages and a glaucothoe in the larval development of Clibanarius olivaceus reared in the laboratory (salinity 35 ppt plus or minus 1 ppt and temperature 29 degrees C plus or minus 1 degree C) are described and compared with other known species of this genus

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