Green Mud Crab

Scylla serrata
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Scylla serrata
Other names Giant Mud Crab, Mud Crab, Mangrove Crab, Black Crab
Size Up to 24 cm (9.4 in) Carapace
Weight Up to 3.5 kg (7.7 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal waters, mangroves & estuaries amongst soft muddy bottoms; offshore migrations to spawn
Depth Range 0 - 300 m (984 ft)
Green Mud Crab Distribution