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Coral-Crab Commensalism in Xanthids

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Title: Coral-Crab Commensalism in Xanthids
Authors: Lamberts, Austin E.
Garth, John S.
Issue Date: Jul 1977
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Citation: Lamberts AE, Garth JS. 1977. Coral-crab commensalism in xanthids. Pac Sci 31(3): 245-247.
Abstract: Report of a coral-crab commensalism is described. Xanthid
crabs of the genus Actumnus apparently select pieces of live coral for construction
of a cover they can move from place to place. The crabs protect the
shelter and serve to disseminate the coral locally.
ISSN: 0030-8870
Appears in Collections:Pacific Science Volume 31, Number 3, 1977

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