Invemar
Bulletin of Marine and Coastal Research

FIRST RECORD OF THE CRAB PODOCHELA CURVIROSTRIS (A. MILNE EDWARDS, 1979) (BRACHYURA: INACHIDAE) FROM THE COLOMBIAN CARIBBEAN

Norella Cruz Castaño, Luis A. Gómez Lemos

Abstract


Podochela curvirostris, a crab of the family Inachidae, is reported for the first time from the Colombian Caribbean. This species was found associated with sponges and coralinacean algae at 107 m depth, in an area close to the Rosario Islands, near Cartagena.

Keywords


Brachyura; Inachidae; Podochela; Caribbean; Colombia

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DOI: 10.25268/bimc.invemar.2007.36.0.356

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