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Tag: Scylla serrata

Apr 12 2016

Cage fattening of mud crab in Tanzania

Photos’ credit: Lucka Paschal and Erick Kiiza (Tanzania) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       Mud crab (Scylla serrata) is a species with good aquaculture potential due to its productive performance as well as its market demand and price. The live mud crabs in particular are always in greater demand …

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Mar 08 2016

Mud crab (Distribution – introduction – description – feeding – reproduction)  

  Credit: Ajith Kumara (SriLanka) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   Mud Crab (Scylla serrata) which is also called mangrove crab belongs to the family of swimming crabs (Portunidae). This is an economically important species of crabs and considered highly esteemed as food whereas the flesh from its claws and walking legs …

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Jul 15 2014

Catching mud crab (Scylla serrata) in Mannar District, SriLanka

Credit: Ajith Kumara (SriLanka) This photograph was taken in Mannar area, North province in 2009 (Mannar District is one of the 25 districts of SriLanka). The water body is a part of lagoon (tidal flat) during low tide. People shown in the photo dig holes to catch Scylla serrata  (mud crab or mangrove crab). According …

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