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A blue crab (Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, 1896) individual with partial albino: a case report

Year 2019, Volume 36, Issue 1, 85 - 86, 15.03.2019
https://doi.org/10.12714/egejfas.2019.36.1.11

Abstract



In this study, a partial albino finding of a blue crab specimen sampled in Köyceğiz Lagoon (Muğla, Turkey) is presented. The carapace part of the individual was in normal colour and pseudo-albinism was observed in most of the extremities of the specimen.


References

  • Gowanloch, J.N. (1952). The Louisiana crab fishery. Louisiana Conservationist, 4(9-10), 6-9.
  • Hogarth, P.J. (1982). "Albinism" in Crabs (Decapoda, Brachyura). Crustaceana, 43(2), 200-201. DOI: 10.1163/156854082X00533
  • Holthuis L.B. (1961). Report on a collection of Crustacea Decapoda and Stomatopoda from Turkey and the Balkans. Netherlands: Brill.
  • Palomares, M.L.D., & Pauly, D. (2018). SeaLifeBase. World Wide Web electronic publication 2018. www.sealifebase.org, version (02/2018)
  • Sims, H.W., & Joyce, E.A. (1965). Partial albinism in a blue crab. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences, 28, 373-374.
  • TİK (2009). Fisheries Statistic 2008. Turkish Statistical Institute Printing Division, Ankara, Turkey.
  • TÜİK (2017). Tablo-3: Diğer deniz ürünleri üretim miktarı (ton). http://www.tuik.gov.tr/HbGetir.do?id=27669&tb_id=3 (03.08.2018).
  • Williams, A.B. (1974). The swimming crabs of the genus Callinectes (Decapoda: Portunidae). Fishery Bulletin, 72(3), 685-798.

Kısmi albinolu bir mavi yengeç (Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, 1896) bireyi: bir vaka raporu

Year 2019, Volume 36, Issue 1, 85 - 86, 15.03.2019
https://doi.org/10.12714/egejfas.2019.36.1.11

Abstract



Bu çalışmada, Köyceğiz Dalyanı’nda (Muğla, Türkiye) örneklenen bir mavi yengeç bireyinde gözlenen kısmi albinoluk bulguları sunulmuştur. Bireyin karapaks kısmı normal renginde olup bireyin ekstremitelerinin büyük kısmında yalancı-albinoluk gözlemlenmiştir.




References

  • Gowanloch, J.N. (1952). The Louisiana crab fishery. Louisiana Conservationist, 4(9-10), 6-9.
  • Hogarth, P.J. (1982). "Albinism" in Crabs (Decapoda, Brachyura). Crustaceana, 43(2), 200-201. DOI: 10.1163/156854082X00533
  • Holthuis L.B. (1961). Report on a collection of Crustacea Decapoda and Stomatopoda from Turkey and the Balkans. Netherlands: Brill.
  • Palomares, M.L.D., & Pauly, D. (2018). SeaLifeBase. World Wide Web electronic publication 2018. www.sealifebase.org, version (02/2018)
  • Sims, H.W., & Joyce, E.A. (1965). Partial albinism in a blue crab. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences, 28, 373-374.
  • TİK (2009). Fisheries Statistic 2008. Turkish Statistical Institute Printing Division, Ankara, Turkey.
  • TÜİK (2017). Tablo-3: Diğer deniz ürünleri üretim miktarı (ton). http://www.tuik.gov.tr/HbGetir.do?id=27669&tb_id=3 (03.08.2018).
  • Williams, A.B. (1974). The swimming crabs of the genus Callinectes (Decapoda: Portunidae). Fishery Bulletin, 72(3), 685-798.

Details

Primary Language English
Subjects Science
Journal Section Case Report
Authors

Akın İLKYAZ (Primary Author)
EGE ÜNİVERSİTESİ
0000-0003-2650-3223
Türkiye


Zafer TOSUNOĞLU
EGE ÜNİVERSİTESİ
0000-0002-1168-9611
Türkiye

Publication Date March 15, 2019
Application Date August 6, 2018
Acceptance Date October 19, 2018
Published in Issue Year 2019, Volume 36, Issue 1

Cite

APA İlkyaz, A. & Tosunoğlu, Z. (2019). A blue crab (Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, 1896) individual with partial albino: a case report . Ege Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences , 36 (1) , 85-86 . DOI: 10.12714/egejfas.2019.36.1.11