Fecundity and egg size of giant crabs (Pseudocarcinus gigas) Research Dataset uri icon

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description

  • Fecundity and egg size of giant crabs (Pseudocarcinus gigas) were determined from egg masses of 162 crabs sampled from three sites in south-eastern Australia: western Victoria, western Tasmania and eastern Tasmania. Crabs ranged in carapace length from 126 to 220 mm and egg number ranged from 830000 to 2500000

date coverage

  • From 1995-08-10 to 1995-09-15

keywords

  • 28 925001
  • Oceans | Marine Biology | Marine Invertebrates
  • Pseudocarcinus gigas
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • biota
  • fecundity

GCMD keywords

  • ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES
  • CRUSTACEANS