Vol. 5, Issue 2 (2020)
Ecology and reproductive biology of Mud Crab Scylla spp: A study of commercial mud crab in Bangladesh
Author(s): Joyanta Bir, Shikder Saiful Islam, Wasim Sabbir, Rashedul Islam, Khandaker Anisul Huq
Abstract: Mud crab (Scylla spp.) are one of the most delicious seafood items and attaining high economic value around the world especially tropical and subtropical countries. Still the mud crab trade are subject to wild capture mostly from coastal mangrove and there is no absolute procedure for hatchery production. The current revision states the knowledge of crab biology, ecology and reproductive behaviors of the genus Scylla species in order to better adapting their ecology, population biology and the sustainable administration for artificial seed production in addition to the selection of species for aquaculture.