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Breeding, Larval Rearing and Farming of Mangrove Crab, Scylla serrata (Forskal, 1775)

  • Kumaran Ganesh
  • Yohannan Chellamma Thampi Sam Raj
  • Santhanam Perumal
  • Pandiarajan Srinivasan
  • Arulraj Sethuramalingam

Abstract

‘Mud crab/green crab/mangrove crab’ (Scylla serrata) commands sustainable domestic and international market. Owing to this fact, this species is widely exploited from all along the coastal belt of India and also in many parts of the tropical/subtropical regions of the world where its natural distribution is ascertained. As such, geographically, this species is widely distributed in Indo-Asian region and also certain tropical parts of Australian continent.

Keywords

White Spot Syndrome Virus Carapace Width Brood Stock Female Crab Abdominal Flap 
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Acknowledgment

The authors are thankful to Ms. Leena Nair, IAS, Chairman, MPEDA and President, RGCA, for her wholehearted support for the completion of this work.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kumaran Ganesh
    • 1
  • Yohannan Chellamma Thampi Sam Raj
    • 1
  • Santhanam Perumal
    • 2
  • Pandiarajan Srinivasan
    • 1
  • Arulraj Sethuramalingam
    • 1
  1. 1.Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture, MPEDAMinistry of Commerce and IndustrySirkaliIndia
  2. 2.Department of Marine ScienceBharathidasan UniversityTiruchirappalliIndia

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