CONTENTS
Flora index
Fauna index
guide to the mangroves of singapore
Index of mangrove fauna: invertebrates
Peter K L Ng and N Sivasothi (editors)
  CRUSTACEA
About crustacea in general


Prawns
Marine prawns Penaeus and Metapenaeus spp.
Estuarine prawn Macrobachium equidens
Mangrove hairy-handed prawn Caridina propinqua
Mangrove snapping prawns Alpheus spp.

Other crustacea
Mangrove sea slater Ligia hawaiiensis
Warty pill bug Sphaeroma terebrans
Mangrove mud hopper Microrchestia sp.

Crabs
Family Grapsidae
Paddler crab Varuna yui
Purple climber crabs Metopograpsus spp.
Sesarmine crabs
Tree-climbing/Vinegar crabs Episesarma spp.
Mangrove tree-dwelling crab Selatium brockii
Orange signaller crab Metaplax elegans

Family Eriphiidae
Stone/thunder crab Myomenippe hardwicki
Forceps crab Epixanthus dentatus
Family Portunidae
Orange mud crab Scylla olivacea
and other mud crabs
Flower crab Portunus pelagicus

Family Ocypodidae
Soldier crab Dotilla myctiroides
Fiddler crabs Uca spp.
Semaphore crabs Ilyoplax spp.
Sentinel crabs Macrophthalmus spp.
Shen crab Shenius anomalum

Family Camptandriidae

Red silt crab Paracleistostoma depressum
Crevice crab Baruna trigranulum
Common silt crab Ilyogynis microcheirum

Other families

Leaf-porter crab Neodorippe callida
Mangrove crown crab Neorhynchoplax mangalis
Pebble crabs
Mangrove hermit crab Diogenes sp.
Land hermit crab Coenobita cavipes
Mud lobster Thalassina anomala
Mangrove mud shrimp Wolffogebia phuketensis
Mangrove porcelain crab Petrolisthes kranjiensis
Barnacles
What is mangrove?
Introduction

The Ecosystem

Abiotic
Biotic

Value
Intro
Products
Indirect uses
Potential uses

About Mangroves
in Singapore

History
Mangroves to visit
Conservation
 
From "A Guide to Mangroves of Singapore", Peter K. L. Ng and N. Sivasothi (editors)
Volume 1: The Ecosystem and Plant Diversity and Volume 2: Animal Diversity
Authors: Kelvin K. P. Lim, Dennis H. Murphy, T. Morgany, N. Sivasothi, Peter K. L. Ng,
B. C. Soong, Hugh T. W. Tan, K. S. Tan & T. K. Tan
BP Guide to Nature Series published by the Singapore Science Centre, sponsored by British Petroleum
2001 Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, The National University of Singapore & The Singapore Science Centre