Tag: molting

Capturing the moment of molting in shrimp – Video

Credit for the video: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) In this short video one can see the molting moment of a shrimp specimen (marked in red). I guess that was a sort of luck to catch this moment. Molting is an essential process for the …

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Red Sea fishes (Hermit crabs)

Photo credit: To a gentleman who I met once and it is shame to miss his name (thanks friend for the collection you shared with me years ago and forgive my weak memory) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal General information: There are more than 600 species of hermit crabs in the world; out of which few species are …

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Culture of mud crab in Thailand

Credit: Worawut Koedprang (Thailand)         The photo shows a mud crab rearing tank. The crabs are placed individually in the plastic baskets shown in the tank.  Crabs are fed on trash fish. Through molting and subsequent growth till the market size. These tanks are also used to produce the soft-shell crabs.    

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