NANFA-- blue crab growth
Thu, 12 Feb 2004 22:10:36 EST

Does anyone know how long it takes blue crabs to attain marketable size? And
has any studies been done on the difference in growth rates between blue crabs
in salt water and blue crabs trapped in freshwater impoundment's? I've been
looking for info on this but it doesn't seem to be a well researched topic. I
do know that blue crabs trapped in freshwater grow much bigger than blue crabs
in marine waters but I don't if the freshwater impounded blue crabs grow
faster or slower than blue crabs in salt water.

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