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Screen 4: Reference data detail for: EMW-1007 (reference id: 2 )

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EMW idEMW ref. idFAO species categorySpeciesScientific nameLower EMW (g)Upper EMW (g)Reference indicates lower or upper EMW figure?EMW MethodLength-weight calculations*** Fish Size Quote ****** Explanatory Notes ***CountryLink to reference (external site)Reference documentReference urlLink to FishBase.org Species Summary (external site)
EMW-10072Indo-Pacific swamp crabIndo-Pacific swamp crabScylla serrata50.00200.00LowerWeight or weight rangeNONEScylla serrata is farmed under a number of different farming systems, namely polyculture, fattening and soft-shell crab farming.

Soft-shell crabs …

In Thailand, where soft-shell crab farming is well established, many seafood processing plants buy the soft-shell crabs directly from the farmers. …In other countries, large farms establish their own freezing facilities or make contracts with processing plants….The sorting of soft-shell crabs is based on the following size ranges: extra large (>200 g), large (151-200 g), medium (101-150 g) and small (50-100 g). Crabs may be packed whole, or without one or more body parts (eyes, mouth parts, gills and abdominal flap).
Scylla serrataThailandMore info.Cultured Aquatic Species Information Programme Scylla serrata (Forsskål, 1755) More infoMore info.

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