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Research Article

Mating Behaviour of Flower Crab, Charybdis Feriata (Linnaeus)

P Soundarapandian1*, D Varadharajan1, N Ilavarasan2, Jaideep Kumar1 and Ashwini Kumar1

1Faculty of Marine Sciences, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University, Parangipettai-608 502, Tamil Nadu, India

2Department of Zoology, Government Arts College, Karur, India

Corresponding Author:
P Soundarapandian
Faculty of Marine Sciences
Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology
nnamalai University, Parangipettai-608 502
Tamil Nadu, India
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Received Date: May 03, 2013; Accepted Date: July 25, 2013; Published Date: August 02, 2013

Citation: Soundarapandian P, Varadharajan D, Ilavarasan N, Kumar J, Kumar A (2013) Mating Behaviour of Flower Crab, Charybdis Feriata (Linnaeus). J Marine Sci Res Dev 3:127. doi: 10.4172/2155-9910.1000127

Copyright: © 2013 Soundarapandian P, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

Abstract

The production of berried females in controlled condition is essential for that knowledge on mating behaviour is very much needed. Hence in the present study mating behaviour of C. feriata was studied. For convenient, the mating behaviour of C. feriata is divided into five phases viz., Pre-moult Guarding (PMG), Moulting (M), Precopulatory guarding (PCG), Mating or Copulation (C) and Post-copulatory Guarding (POCG). Premoult guarding is last for 92.0 hrs. Moulting last for 4.0 hrs. The Pre-copulatory guarding lasted 3.6 hrs. The copulation lasted 7.28 hrs and Post-copulatory guarding lasted 12.12 hrs. The total mating sequence lasts for 119.00 hrs.The spawning of the female took 17.62 days after copulation.

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