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Screen 4: Reference data detail for: EMW-1007 (reference id: 3 )

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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-10073Indo-Pacific swamp crabIndo-Pacific swamp crabScylla serrata500.001,000.00BothNormal/usual weight or weight rangeNONEThe species of mud crab framed in the NT is Scylla serrata also known as the green or giant mud crab. Their shells vary in colour from dark blue-green to mottled brown. Mud crabs can be found in a large area including the northern half of Australia, the Philippines, the east coast of Africa and Pacific islands including Samoa and Fiji.

They can grow up to 25 cm long and weigh up to 3.5 kg but are usually sold between weights of 500g to 1kg. They yield about 25% meat, largely from the front claws.
Scylla serrataAustraliaMore info.Mariculture in the Northern Territory

Mud Crabs
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