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CrabScylla serrata  

Mud Crab, Mangrove Crab at Wonboyn, NSW

Scylla serrata at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Dec 2013

Identification history

Crab Scylla serrata 16 Jul 2019 LizAllen
Crab Scylla serrata 16 Jul 2019 LizAllen
Sylla serrata 15 Jul 2019 Jeeves

Significant sighting

LizAllen noted:
  16 Jul 2019

This species is further south than expected according to DPI records.

2 comments

   15 Jul 2019
Following DPI article gives description of Scylla serrata and states that the southern limit of this species is Bega River. https://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/375892/Giant-Mud-Crab.pdf
Jeeves wrote:
   16 Jul 2019
Local fisherman reports having caught muddies years ago. But he is a fisherman with no evidence!

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 13 Dec 2013 Recorded on
  • Jeeves Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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