|EMW id||EMW ref. id||FAO species category||Species||Scientific name||Lower EMW (g)||Upper EMW (g)||Reference indicates lower or upper EMW figure?||EMW Method||Length-weight calculations||*** Fish Size Quote ***||*** Explanatory Notes ***||Country||Link to reference (external site)||Reference document||Reference url||Link to FishBase.org Species Summary (external site)|
|EMW-1007||3||Indo-Pacific swamp crab||Indo-Pacific swamp crab||Scylla serrata||500.00||1,000.00||Both||Normal/usual weight or weight range||NONE||The 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 serrata||Australia||More info.||Mariculture in the Northern Territory
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