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Hashmi, S.S., 1963b. Relative abundance of edible crabs of family Portunidae in Karachi off-shore waters. Pakistan Journal of Science, 15(3): 115-119.

Heath, J.R., 1973. The crabs of Dar es Salaam. Part 1. Portunidae. Tanzania notes Rec., 72: 1-17, 14 figs.

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Maki, M. & K. Tsuchiya, 1923. Illustrations of the Decapod Crustaceans of Formosa. Report of the Department of Agriculture, Government of Research Institute of Taihoku, 3: i-xi, 1-215, pls 1-24. (in Japanese)

Michel, C., 1964. Checklist of the Crustacea Brachyura (Crabs) recorded from Mauritius. Mauritius Institute Bulletin, 6(1): 1-48.

Miers, E.J., 1884a. Crustacea (Brachyura). In: Report on the Zoological Collections made in the Indo-Pacific Ocean during the Voyage of H.M.S. Alert 1881-1882. Part I. The collections from Melanesia. Part II. The collections from the Western Indian Ocean. British Museum (Natural History), London, 8(1): 178-322, pls 18-32.

Miers, E.J., 1886. Report on the Brachyura collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. In: C.W. Thompson & J. Murray, Report on the Scientific Results of the exploring Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876, under the command of Captain George S. Nares, R.N., F.R.S. and the Late Captain Frank Tourle Thomson, R.N., Zoology, 17(2): i-xli, 1-362, pls 1-29.

Milne Edwards, A., 1861. Études zoologiques sur les Crustacés récents de la famille des Portuniens. Archives du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, 10: 309-421, 2 unnumbered pages, pls 28-38 (11 pls).

Milne-Edwards, H., 1834. Histoire Naturelle des Crustacés, comprenant l'anatomie, la physiologie et la classification de ces animaux. Libraire Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris, Vol. 1: i-xxxv, 1-468, pls 3, 5-6, 15-17, 20, 22-23, 25. (See Holthuis, 1979, for dates of publication.)

Minei, H., 1971. Studies on the Portunids (Decapoda, Portunidae) of the Ryukyu Island. Biological Magazine, Okinawa, 8: 63-71, pls 1-4.

Miyake, S., 1983. Japanese Crustacean Decapods and Stomatopods in color. Vol. II. Brachyura (Crabs), i-viii, 1-277, pls 1-64. Hoikusha, Osaka. (In Japanese; second edition in 1992)

Muraoka, K., 1998. Catalogue of the Brachyuran and Anomuran Crabs donated by Prof. Dr. Tune Sakai to the Kanagawa Prefectural Museum. Catalogue of the Collection in the Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Natural History, 11: 5-67, pls 1-16.

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Mangrove swimming crab (Thalamita crenata)