BIOTIC Species Information for Liocarcinus depurator
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Researched byLizzie Tyler Data supplied byUniversity of Sheffield
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
Taxonomy
Scientific nameLiocarcinus depurator Common nameBlue-leg swimming-crab
MCS CodeS1580 Recent SynonymsNone

PhylumCrustacea Subphylum
Superclass ClassEumalacostraca
SubclassEucarida OrderDecapoda
SuborderPleocyemata FamilyPortunidae
GenusLiocarcinus Speciesdepurator
Subspecies   

Additional InformationOther common names include the 'swimming crab'.
Taxonomy References Howson & Picton, 1997, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Hayward et al., 1996, Fish & Fish, 1996,
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