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Taiwan Natural Science 54: 68-80 (1997)

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The fiddler crab, Uca formosensis, belongs to Formosa. Where should they go?

X the present condition of an endemic fiddler crab of Taiwan

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Hsi-Te Shih

Institute of Marine Biology, National Sun Yat-sen University

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Introduction

The Study History of Uca formosensis

The Distribution of Uca formosensis

The Morphological Characteristics of Uca formosensis

Some Characteristics of the Habitat of Uca formosensis

The vegetation of habitat

The sympatric crustaceans

The Activity Cycles of Uca formosensis

The vigorous courtship

Building the symbol of love X chimney

Two different worlds inside and outside of the chimney

The Functions of Chimney

Two Types of Mating System

The Pressures Influencing the Survivorship of the Uca formosensis Populations

The pressure of predation

The change of habitat

The negative impact of mangrove

The damage caused by typhoons

The damages made by human

Capture

The pressure of development

Acknowledgements

References


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