* ICLARM is now known as WorldFish Center

Naga - The *ICLARM Quarterly
Vol. 23, No. 3 (July - September 2000)

The Eggs of Marine Crabs – An Unexploited Resource
C.K. Radhakrishnan

Marine crabs belonging to the family Portunidae form bycatch of shrimp trawlers in India. They are sold at low prices and consumers discard eggs and consume the meat. The paper details the nutritional value of eggs of Portunus pelagicus.

C.K. Radhakrishnan is from the School of Marine Sciences, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Fine Arts Avenue, Cochin 682 016, India.

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