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Giant mud crab

Scylla serrata

Green Mud Crab, Swan River, Perth Water, South Perth.

Weight 1.400kg
Depth 1m
Scylla serrata

About this species

Carapace colour varies from purple through to deep green or brown, depending on habitat, paler green mottling on the claws, legs and rear swimmerettes; frontal lobe spines are high and pointed, two large spines behind each claw and another distinct pair of spines on each wrist. Read more…

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