Decapod Crustacea of the continental margin of southwestern and central Western Australia

Gary C. B. Poore, Anna W. McCallum and Joanne Taylor

Museum Victoria Science Reports: No. 11 pp 1-106 (2008)

DOI
https://doi.org/10.24199/j.mvsr.2008.11

Abstract

A collection of Dendrobranchiata (44 species), Achelata (4 species), Anomura (127 species), Astacidea (4 species), Brachyura (227 species), Caridea (88 species), Polychelida (5 species), Stenopodidea (2 species) and Thalassinidea (23 species) from shelf edge and slope depths of south-western Australia is reported. Seventy-seven families are represented. Thirty-three per cent (175) of all species are suspected to be new species, eight per cent are new records for Australia, and a further 25% newly recorded for southern Western Australia.

Citation

Poore, G.C.B., McCallum, A.S., and Taylor, J. 2008. Decapod Crustacea of the continental margin of southwestern and central Western Australia: preliminary identifications of 524 species from FRV Southern Surveyor voyage SS10-2005. Museum Victoria Science Reports 11: 1–106.

Publication date: 13 May 2008

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