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New records of four leucosiid species (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Leucosiidae) from Qatar, Persian Gulf

  • Bella S. Galil (a1), Christopher W. Ashelby (a2) and Paul F. Clark (a3)


The present contribution reports on a small collection of leucosiid crabs from Qatar. Four species are reported upon, three of which are new additions to the brachyuran fauna of the Persian Gulf, and one, the first record for the species from Qatar.


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Correspondence should be addressed to: B.S. Galil, National Institute of Oceanography, Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research, P.O.B. 8030, Haifa 31080, Israel email:


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New records of four leucosiid species (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Leucosiidae) from Qatar, Persian Gulf

  • Bella S. Galil (a1), Christopher W. Ashelby (a2) and Paul F. Clark (a3)


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