Tag: Scylla serrate

Culture and marketing of mud-crab in SriLanka

Credit: Ajith Kumara (SriLanka) The photo shows two gravid females of mud crab (giant mud crab), Scylla serrata. The egg color indicates its ripening stage. The fattening of mud crab in SriLanka is the usual farming system practiced in earthen ponds. The culture begins with collecting soft shell crabs which are kept in ponds and fed …

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Culture of mud crab, Scylla serrate in Myanmar

Credit:Myo Naing Oo (Myanmar) Mud crab, Scylla serrate enjoys a high market demand and so high price especially in South Asian Countries. The interest in mud crab aquaculture is based on their rapid growth in captivity. The photos show a demonstrative scheme for the grow-out and seed production of mud crab which has been developed by …

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