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Table 2 Total number of collected specimens and percentages of ovigerous females and number of juveniles of H. marsupialis 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

Months Number and %
Total no. of specimens Mature females % of ovig. females No. of juveniles
All Non-ovig. Ovig.
January 10 10 1 9 90 0
February 18 14 1 13 92.8 4
March 20 15 4 11 73.3 5
April 19 14 3 11 78.57 5
May 15 14 1 13 92.8 1
June 52 35 5 30 85.7 17
July Area was not visited
August 36 29 4 25 86.2 7
September 13 12 2 10 83.33 1
October 7 7 3 4 57.14 0
November 7 6 1 5 83.3 1
December 10 9 0 9 100 1
Total 207 165 25 140 84.85 42