Invemar
Bulletin of Marine and Coastal Research

PRIMER REGISTRO DE Gecarcinus (Johngarthia) planatus STIMPSON, 1860 (CRUSTACEA: GECARCINIDAE) PARA COLOMBIA Y NOTAS SOBRE SU ZOOGEOGRAFIA EN EL PACIFICO AMERICANO

Henry von Prahl

Abstract


The gecarcinid crab Gecarcinus (Johngarthia) planatus is reported for the first time for Gorgona Island, extending its distributional range more than 3,200 km to the south. The zoogeography of the crab and the role of the California Current and the Ecuatorial Countercurrent in its distribution are discussed briefly.

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DOI: 10.25268/bimc.invemar.1983.13.0.488

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