Portunus

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For the Roman god or Roman temple to the god of the same name, see Portunes.
Portunus
Portunus trituberculatus.jpg
Portunus trituberculatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Brachyura
Family: Portunidae
Genus: Portunus
Weber, 1795 [1]
Type species
Cancer pelagicus
Linnaeus, 1758

Portunus is a genus of crab which includes several important species for fisheries, such as the blue swimming crab, Portunus pelagicus and the Gazami crab, P. trituberculatus.[2] Other species, such as the three-spotted crab (P. sanguinolentus) are caught as bycatch.[3]

The genus Portunus contains more than 90 extant species and over 40 further species known only from fossils.[4] The extant species are as follows:[5]

Species Authority Date Subgenus
Portunus aburatsubo (Balss, 1922) 1922 Lupocycloporus
Portunus acerbiterminalis Stephenson & Rees, 1967 1967 Xiphonectes
Portunus acuminatus (Stimpson, 1871) 1871 Portunus
Portunus affinis (Faxon, 1893) 1893 Portunus
Portunus alcocki (Nobili, 1905) 1905 Xiphonectes
Portunus anceps (Saussure, 1858) 1858 Portunus
Portunus andersoni (De Man, 1887) 1887 Xiphonectes
Portunus angustus Rathbun, 1898 1898 Achelous
Portunus arabicus (Nobili, 1905) 1905 Xiphonectes
Portunus argentatus (A. Milne-Edwards, 1861) 1861 Monomia
Portunus armatus (A. Milne-Edwards, 1861) 1861 Portunus
Portunus asper (A. Milne-Edwards, 1861) 1861 Portunus
Portunus australiensis Stephenson & Cook, 1973 1973 Monomia
Portunus brevimanus (Faxon, 1895) 1895 Achelous
Portunus brockii (De Man, 1887) 1887 Xiphonectes
Portunus convexus De Haan, 1835 1835 Portunus
Portunus curvipenis Stephenson, 1961 1961 Monomia
Portunus dayawanensis Chen, 1986 1986 Xiphonectes
Portunus depressiformis (Stimpson, 1859) 1859 Achelous
Portunus dubius (Laurie, 1906) 1906 Achelous
Portunus elongatus A. Milne-Edwards, 1861 1861 Achelous
Portunus euglyphus (Laurie, 1906) 1906 Monomia
Portunus floridanus Rathbun, 1930 1930 Achelous
Portunus gibbesii (Stimpson, 1859) 1859 Portunus
Portunus gladiator Fabricius, 1798 1798 Monomia
Portunus gracilimanus (Stimpson, 1858) 1858 Lupocycloporus
Portunus gracillimus (Stimpson, 1858) 1858 Xiphonectes
Portunus granulatus (H. Milne-Edwards, 1834) 1834 Achelous
Portunus guaymasensis Garth & Stephenson, 1966 1966 Achelous
Portunus guinotae Stephenson & Rees, 1961 1961 Xiphonectes
Portunus hainanensis Chen, 1986 1986 Xiphonectes
Portunus hastatoides Fabricius, 1798 1798 Xiphonectes
Portunus hastatus (Linnaeus, 1767) 1767 Portunus
Portunus inaequalis (Miers, 1881) 1881 Portunus
Portunus innominatus (Rathbun, 1909) 1909 Lupocycloporus
Portunus iranjae Crosnier, 1962 1962 Xiphonectes
Portunus iridescens (Rathbun, 1894) 1894 Achelous
Portunus isolamargaritensis Türkay, 1968 1968 Achelous
Portunus laevis (A. Milne-Edwards, 1861) 1861 Lupocycloporus
Portunus latibrachium (Rathbun, 1906) 1906 Xiphonectes
Portunus lecromi Moosa, 1996 1996 Monomia
Portunus longispinosus (Dana, 1852) 1852 Xiphonectes
Portunus macrophthalmus Rathbun, 1906 1906 Xiphonectes
Portunus madagascariensis (Hoffman, 1877) 1877 Portunus
Portunus mariei Guinot, 1957 1957 Xiphonectes
Portunus mauricianus Ward, 1942 1942 Portunus
Portunus minimus Rathbun, 1898 1898 Portunus
Portunus minutus (Shen, 1937) 1937 Lupocycloporus
Portunus mokyevskii Zarenkov, 1970 1970 Portunus
Portunus octodentatus (Gordon, 1938) 1938 Achelous
Portunus orbicularis (Richters, 1880) 1880 Achelous
Portunus orbitosinus Rathbun, 1911 1911 Achelous
Portunus ordwayi (Stimpson, 1860) 1860 Achelous
Portunus paralatibrachium Crosnier, 2002 2002 Xiphonectes
Portunus pelagicus (Linnaeus, 1758) 1758 Portunus
Portunus petreus (Alcock, 1899) 1899 Monomia
Portunus ponticus (Fabricius, 1798) 1798 Monomia
Portunus pseudoargentatus Stephenson, 1961 1961 Monomia
Portunus pseudohastatoides Yang & Tang, 2006 2006 Xiphonectes
Portunus pseudotenuipes Spiridonov, 1999 1999 Xiphonectes
Portunus pubescens (Dana, 1852) 1852 Portunus
Portunus pulchricristatus (Gordon, 1931) 1931 Xiphonectes
Portunus reticulatus (Herbst, 1799) 1799 Portunus
Portunus reufiarcus Davie, 1987 1987 Portunus
Portunus rubromarginatus (Lanchester, 1900) 1900 Monomia
Portunus rufiremus Holthuis, 1959 1959 Portunus
Portunus rugosus (A. Milne-Edwards, 1861) 1861 Xiphonectes
Portunus samoensis (Ward, 1939) 1939 Monomia
Portunus sanguinolentus (Herbst, 1783) 1783 Portunus
Portunus sayi (Gibbes, 1850) 1850 Portunus
Portunus sebae (H. Milne-Edwards, 1834) 1834 Achelous
Portunus segnis (Forskål, 1775) 1775 Portunus
Portunus serratifrons (Montrouzier, 1865) 1865 Portunus
Portunus sinusodactylus Stephenson, 1967 1967 Lupocycloporus
Portunus spinicarpus (Stimpson, 1871) 1871 Achelous
Portunus spiniferus Stephenson & Rees, 1967 1967 Xiphonectes
Portunus spinimanus Latreille, 1819 1819 Achelous
Portunus spinipes (Miers, 1886) 1886 Xiphonectes
Portunus stanfordi Rathbun, 1902 1902 Achelous
Portunus stephensoni Moosa, 1981 1981 Xiphonectes
Portunus suborbicularis Stephenson, 1975 1975 Achelous
Portunus tenuicaudatus Stephenson, 1961 1961 Xiphonectes
Portunus tenuipes (De Haan, 1835) 1835 Xiphonectes
Portunus tridentatus Yang, Dai & Song, 1979 1979 Xiphonectes
Portunus trilobatus Stephenson, 1972 1972 Xiphonectes
Portunus trituberculatus (Miers, 1876) 1876 Portunus
Portunus tuberculatus (Stimpson, 1860) 1860 Achelous
Portunus tuberculosus (A. Milne-Edwards, 1861) 1861 Xiphonectes
Portunus tweediei (Shen, 1937) 1937 Xiphonectes
Portunus ventralis (A. Milne-Edwards, 1879) 1879 Portunus
Portunus wilsoni Moosa, 1981 1981 Lupocycloporus
Portunus xantusii (Stimpson, 1860) 1860 Portunus
Portunus yoronensis Sakai, 1974 1974 Achelous

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Portunus Weber, 1795". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved July 24, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Portunus trituberculatus (Miers, 1876)". Species Fact Sheets. FAO Fisheries & Aquaculture. Retrieved January 18, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Sydney Fish Market: Crabs". Retrieved 2013-10-09. 
  4. ^ Sammy De Grave, N. Dean Pentcheff, Shane T. Ahyong et al. (2009). "A classification of living and fossil genera of decapod crustaceans" (PDF). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology. Suppl. 21: 1–109. 
  5. ^ Peter K. L. Ng, Danièle Guinot & Peter J. F. Davie (2008). "Systema Brachyurorum: Part I. An annotated checklist of extant Brachyuran crabs of the world" (PDF). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 17: 1–286.