Can Land-crabs Live under Water?


WHEN in Atchin, in Sumatra, during the second Dutch expedition, it occurred to me to put to experimental test a statement which I thought I had seen in some book or other—this book turns out to be Prof. Marshall's work on “Physiology”—to the effect that land-crabs are drowned when kept immersed in water.

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GALTON, J. Can Land-crabs Live under Water?. Nature 10, 439 (1874) doi:10.1038/010439b0

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