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Apel, M. & V.A. Spiridonov, 1998. Taxonomy and Zoogeography of the portunid crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Portunidae) of the Arabian Gulf and adjacent waters. Fauna of Arabia, 17: 159-331, figs 1-117, tables 1-7.

Balss, H., 1922c. Östasiatische Decapoden. IV. Die Brachyrhynchen (Cancridea). Archiv für Naturgeschichte, 88A(11): 94-166, figs 1-2, pls 1-2.

Boone, L., 1934. Crustacea: Stomatopoda and Brachyura. Scientific Results of the World Cruise of the Yacht Alva, 1931, William K. Vanderbilt, Commanding. Bulletin of the Vanderbilt Marine Museum, 5: 1-210, pls 1-109.

Campbell, B.M. & W. Stephenson, 1970. The sublittoral Brachyura (Crustacea: Decapoda) of Moreton Bay. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 15(4): 235-302, figs 1-49, pl. 22.

Cariaso, B.L. & R.G. Garcia, 1986. Swimming Crabs. In: Guide to Philippine Flora and Fauna, Natural Resources Management Center & University of the Philippines, 7: 165-253, figs 1-44.

Crosnier, A., 1962. Crustacés Décapodes Portunidae. Faune de Madagascar, 16: 1-154, figs 1-256, pls 1-13.

Dai, A. & S. Yang, 1991. Crabs of the China Seas, i-iv, 1-608, figs 1-295, pls 1-74. China Ocean Press, Beijing and Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg New York Tokyo, English edition. (Translation from Chinese original 1986.)

Dai, A., S. Yang, Y. Song & G. Chen, 1986. Crabs of Chinese Seas, i-iv, 1-642, figs 1-295, pls 1-74. Ocean Press, Beijing. (In Chinese.)

de Haan, W., 1833-1849. Crustacea. In: Ph.F. von Siebold, Fauna Japonica sive Descriptio Animalium, quae in Itinere per Japoniam, Jussu et Auspiciis Superiorum, qui Summum in India Batava Imperium Tenent, Suscepto, Annis 1823-1830 Collegit, Notis, Observationibus et Adumbrationibus Illustravit: ix-xvi, i-xxi, vii-xvii, 1-243, pls A-J, L-Q, 1-55, circ. tab. 2. (For dates see Sherborn & Jentink, 1895 and Holthuis, 1953.)

Desmarest, A.G., 1825. Considérations générales sur la classe des Crustacés et description des espèces de ces animaux, qui vivent dans la mer, sur les côtes, ou dans les eaux douces de la France: i-xix, 1-446, pls 1-56, tabls 1-5. F.G. Levrault, Paris & Strasbourg, France.

Devi, K.N., 1993. Portunid crabs of Visakhapatnam coast. Journal of the Bombay natural History Society, 90(3): 535-537.

Edmondson, C.H., 1923. Crustacea from Palmyra and Fanning Islands. Bulletin of the Bernice P. Bishop Museum, Honolulu, 5: 1-43, figs 1-3, pls 1-2.

Edmondson, C.H., 1954. Hawaiian Portunidae. Occasional Papers of the Bernice P. Bishop Museum, Honolulu, 21(12): 217-274, figs 1-44.

Fabricius, J.C., 1798. Supplementatum Entomologiae systematicae, pp. 1-572. Hafniae, Proft & Storch.

Gosliner, T.M., D.W. Behrens & G.C. Williams, 1996. Coral Reef Animals of the Indo-Pacific. VI+314 pp. Monterey, Sea Challengers.

Hashmi, S.S., 1964. Some additions to the check list of crabs of Karachi and notes on habit and habitat of Podophthalmus vigil (Fabricius) and Macrophthalmus sp. Agriculture Pakistan, 15(4): 451-454.

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

Holthuis, L.B. & T. Sakai, 1970. Ph. F. von Siebold and Fauna Japonica. A History of early Japanese Zoology. Academic Press of Japan, Tokyo, i-xviii, 1-323, pls 1-32, 7 unnumbered pls, 1 map, frontispiece. (In English and Japanese)

Huang, J.-F. & H.-P. Yu, 1997. Illustrations of swimming crabs from Taiwan. National Museum of Marine Biology & Aquarium, pp. 1-181, figs (In Chinese)

Jeng, M.-S., R.-G. Chan, H.-R. Fung, & Q.-S. Chen, 1997. Northeast Coast Scenic Area. Investigations into ecological resources and monitering. 194 pp. Ministry of Transport and Tourism. Taipei. (in Chinese)

Kensley, B., 1981b. On the zoogeography of southern African decapod Crustacea, with a distributional checklist of the species. Smithsonian Contribution to Zoology, 338: 1-64, figs 1-4, tabls 1-2.

Klunzinger, C.B., 1913. Die Rundkrabben (Cyclometopa) des Roten Meeres. Abhandlungen der kaiserlich Leop.-Carol. Deutschen Akademie der Naturforscher Halle, 99(2): 97-402, figs 1-4, pls 5-11.

Lai, S.-H., J.-F. Huang & L.-S. Fang, 1997. Crab fauna of Kaohsiung Harbor, southwestern Taiwan. Annual of Taiwan Museum, 40: 225-240. (in Chinese with English abstract)

Lamarck, J.B.P.A. de, 1801. Systême des animaux sans vertèbres, ou tableau général des classes, des ordres et des genres de ces animaux; présentant leurs caractères essentiels et leur distribution, d'après la considération de leurs rapports naturels et de leur organisation, et suivant l'arrangement établi dans les galeries du Muséum d'Hist. Naturelle, parmi leurs dépouilles conservées; précédé du discours d'ouverture du cours de zoologie, donné dans le Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle l'an 8 de la République: viii, 432 pp, 402bis, Paris.

Lamarck, J.B.P.A. de, 1838. Histoire Naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres etc. Ed. 2. Vol. 5. Decapoda (bearbeitet von H. Milne-Edwards): 348-498.

Leach, W.E., 1815a. The Zoological Miscellany, being descriptions of new or interesting animals, 2: 1-154, 6 unnumbered pages, atlas, pls 61-120.

Leene, J.E., 1938. The Decapoda Brachyura of the Siboga-Expedition. VII. Brachygnatha: Portunidae. Siboga Expeditie Monografie, 39C3(livr. 131): i-iv, 1-156, 87 figs.

Lin, C.C., 1949. A catalogue of Brachyurous Crustacea of Taiwan. Quarterly Journal of the Taiwan Museum, 2(1): 10-33.

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., 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.)

Milne-Edwards, H., 1836-1844. Crustacés. In: Cuvier, G., Le Règne animal, distribué d'après son organisation, pour sevir de base à l'histoire naturelle des animaux, et d'introduction à l'anatomie comparée: 1-278, Atlas, pls 1-80. Paris. (According to Cowan (1976: 60), the text and plates of this work were published in 23 parts (livraisons) between September 1836 and March 1844. These parts are summarized here as follows: main part number (equivalent Crustacea part number): pages, plates, (date): 8(1): 1-8, pls 1, 7, 22, 26, September 1836; 20(2): 9-16, pls 2, 17, 24, 41, March 1837; 33(3): 17-24, pls 25, 42, 47, 48, October 1837; 38(4): 25-32, pls 37, 38, 44, 50, January 1838; 51(5): 33-40, pls 8, 20, 29, 33, July 1838; 60(6): 41-48, pls 9, 21, 27, 40, November 1838; 70(7): 49-56, pls 23, 30, 31, 45, April 1839; 73(8): 57-64, pls 43, 46, 58, 61, June 1839. 87(9): 65-72, pls 28, 49, 65, 66, January 1840; 90(10): 73-80, pls 3, 36, 71, 71bis, February 1840; 95(11): 81-88, pls 19, 32, 34bis, 67, May 1840; 99(12): 89-96, pls 10, 11bis, 34, 51, July 1840; 107(13): 97-104, pls 4, 12, 76, November 1840; 110(14): 105-112, pls 52, 53, 55, 59, December 1840; 118(15): 113-120, pls 5, 18, 54, 55bis, April 1841; 120(16): 121-128, pls 16, 39, 56, 77, May 1841; 149(17): 129-136, pls 6, 15, 35, 60, July 1842; 157(18): 137-144, pls 11, 14, 64, 69, November 1842; 176(19): 145-176, pls 13, 68, 70, July 1843; 180(20): 177-184, pls 57, 62, 62bis, 63, August 1843; 184(21): 185-216, pls 54bis, 74, 75, October 1843; 188(22): 217-248, pls 70bis, 72, 78, December 1843; 194(23): 249-278 + 5, pls 73, 79, 80, March 1844.)

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)

Moosa, M.K., 1981. Crustacés Décapodes: Portunidae. In: Résultats des campagnes MUSORSTOM. I. Philippines (18-28 Mars 1976). Mémoires ORSTOM, 91: 141-150, figs 1-3.

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.

Nauck, E., 1880. Das Kaugerüst der Brachyuren (mit Beschreibung neuer Gattungen und Arten, z. T. von C. Semper). Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie, Leipzig, 34(1): 1-69, 2 figs, pl. 1.

Ng, P.K.L., 1998c. Crabs. In: K.E. Carpenter & N. Volker (eds.), FAO Species Identification Guide for fishery purposes. the living marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. Volume 1. Food and Agriculture Organisation, Rome: 1046-1155.

Nobili, M.G., 1903c. Crostacei di Singapore. Bollettino dei Musei di Zoologia e di Anatomia comparata della R. Università di Torino, 18(455): 1-39, 1 fig., pl. 1.

Nobili, M.G., 1906b. Faune carcinologique de la Mer Rouge. Décapodes et Stomatopodes. Annales des Sciences naturelles, Zoologie, (9) 4(1-3): 1-347, figs 1-12, pls 1-11.

Ortmann, A.E., 1893a. Die Decapoden-Krebse des Strassburger Museums, mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der von Herrn Dr. Döderlein bei Japan und bei den Liu-Kiu-Inseln gesammelten und z.Z. im Strassburger Museum aufbewahrten Formen. Theil VI. Abtheilung: Brachyura (Brachyura genuina Boas), 1. Unterabtheilung: Majoidea und Cancroidea, 1. Section Portuninea. Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abtheilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Thiere, 7(1): 23-88, pl. 3.

Pillai, K.K., 1964. On the occurrence of Podophthalmus vigil (Fabricius) (Decapoda: Crustacea) on the west coast of India. Journal of the marine biological Association of India, 6(1): 169-170.

Prem Kumar, V.K., 1962. Note on Podophthalmus vigil (Fabricius) from India. Crustaceana, 3(4): 319-320.

Rathbun, M.J., 1906. The Brachyura and Macrura of the Hawaiian Islands. Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission, 23(3): i-viii, 827-930, figs 1-79, pls 1-24.

Sakai, T., 1936b. Crabs of Japan: 66 plates in life colours with descriptions. Sanseido, Tokyo (1935): 1-239, figs 1-122, 27 pages of bibliography & index, frontispiece (in colour), pls 1-66 (colour). (In Japanese)

Sakai, T., 1939. Studies on the crabs of Japan. IV. Brachygnatha, Brachyrhyncha, pp. 365-741, figs 1-129, pls 42-111, table 1. Yokendo Co., Tokyo.

Sakai, T., 1965b. The Crabs of Sagami Bay, collected by His Majesty the Emperor of Japan, i-xvi, 1-206 (English text), figs 1-27, pls 1-100: 1-92 (Japanese text): 1-26 (references and index in English): 27-32 (index in Japanese), 1 map. Maruzen Co., Tokyo.

Sakai, T., 1976a. Crabs of Japan and the Adjacent Seas. (In 3 volumes: (1) English text: i-xxix, 1-773, figs 1-379, (2) Plates volume: 1-16, pls 1-251, (3) Japanese text: 1-461, figs 1-2, 3 maps.) Kodansha Ltd, Tokyo.

Shen, C.J. & A.Y. Dai, 1964. Illustrations of Animals in China (Crustacea part II), Peking: 1-172, 277 figs.

Shen, C.J., 1937a. Notes on a collection of swimming crabs (Portunidae) from Singapore. Bulletin of the Raffles Museum, 13: 96-139, figs 1-20.

Spiridonov, V.A., 1994. The swimming crabs (Crustacea, Brachyura, Portunidae) of submerged rises and insular shelves of the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean. In: A.P. Kuznetsov & A.N. Mironov (eds), Bottom fauna of seamounts. Transactions of the P. P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, 129: 126-152, pls 1-7. (In Russian with English summary)

Stephensen, K., 1945. The Brachyura of the Iranian Gulf with an Appendix: The male pleopod of the Brachyura. In: Danish Scientific Investigations in Iran, Part 4. Copenhagen, E. Munksgaard: 57-237, figs 1-60.

Stephenson, W. & B. Campbell, 1960. The Australian Portunids (Crustacea: Portunidae), IV. Remaining Genera. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 11(1): 73-122, figs 1-3, pls 1-6.

Stephenson, W. & M. Rees, 1967a. Some portunid crabs from the Pacific and Indian Oceans in the collections of the Smithsonian Institution. Proceedings of the United States national Museum, 120(3556): 1-114, 38 figs, pls 1-9.

Stephenson, W., 1967. The Portunid crabs (Crustacea: Portunidae) collected by the NAGA expeditions. NAGA Report, 4(1): 1-26, 4 pls.

Stephenson, W., 1972a. Portunid crabs from the Indo-West-Pacific and Western America in the Zoological Museum, Copenhagen (Decapoda, Brachyura, Portunidae). Steenstrupia, 2(9): 127-156, figs 1-7.

Stephenson, W., 1972b. An annotated check list and key to the Indo-West-Pacific swimming crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Portunidae). Bulletin of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 10: 1-64.

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Takeuchi, S., 1929. Checklist of Arthropoda: Crustacea. pp. 1427-1430. In: Taiwan, Volume 5, Nature of Taiwan, Taiwan Publisher, Taipei. (in Japanese)

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Long-eyed swimming crab (Podophthalmus vigil)