New records of anomurans (Crustacea: Decapoda) from Gujarat, India
Swapnil Gosavi, Jignesh N Trivedi, Dhruva J Trivedi and Kauresh D Vachhrajani
The present study recorded three species of anomuran crabs, two of Diogenidae and one of Porcellanidae from Indian waters, during the survey of crustacean fauna of Gujarat state from 2014– 2016. Diogenes fasciatus Rahayu & Forest, 1995 is reported for the first time from Indian waters, while Clibanarius arethusa De Man, 1888, Pachycheles natalensis (Krauss, 1843) are first time recorded from coastal waters of Gujarat State. The details of morphological characters and distribution pattern of the three anomuran crabs are given in the report.