Category Archives: crustacea

mud (mangrove) crab

The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) is a statutory authority that operates as part of the Australian Government’s development cooperation programs. The Centre encourages Australia’s agricultural scientists to use their skills for the benefit of developing countries and … Continue reading

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giant river prawn farming

The FAO has published a document entitled ‘Farming Freshwater Prawns – A manual for the culture of the giant river prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii)‘ (2002). From the abstract: This manual provides information on the farming of Macrobrachium rosenbergii. Many of the … Continue reading

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use of probiotic bacteria in crab hatcheries

The Culture and Management of Scylla Species (CAMS) project was a collaboration among four institutions worldwide – the University of Wales (Bangor) in the United Kingdom, Artemia Reference Center of the University of Ghent in Belgium, Can Tho University in … Continue reading

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mud (mangrove) crabs II

A great deal of research into mud crab husbandry at academic levels and at more grassroot levels has been undertake in the Philippines. Esperanza A. Santos and Leah Charito T. Tambolero have written about a Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic … Continue reading

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mud (mangrove) crabs

Mud crabs, Scylla spp., also known as mangrove crabs, occur naturally in association with mangrove swamps and nearby intertidal and subtidal muddy habitats. Mud crabs can exceed 3kg in body weight, yielding high volumes of delicate flavoured meat and are … Continue reading

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