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Coral-Crab Commensalism in Xanthids
|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.
|Appears in Collections:||Pacific Science Volume 31, Number 3, 1977|
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