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Table 1 The carapace width-body weight relationship and relative condition factor of H. marsupialis females from the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea, Egypt

From: The growth and reproductive biology of the coral gall crab, Hapalocarcinus marsupialis Stimpson, 1859 (Crustacea: Cryptochiridae), from the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea, Egypt

Items Mean weight (mg) Relative condition factor “Kn”
Size class (mm) Observed Calculated
2.5–2.9 0.95 1.16 0.8
3–3.4 1.57 1.34 1.17
3.5–3.9 1.85 1.49 1.24
4–4.4 1.89 1.62 1.16
4.5–4.9 1.95 1.73 1.12
5–5.4 2.12 1.83 1.15
5.5–5.9 2.13 1.93 1.1
Average 1.78 ± 0.41 1.59 ± 0.27 1.11 ± 0.13