Bycatch: Pass Crab

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Bycatch: Pass Crab

The pass crab, Portunus gibbesii is another species of swimming crab.


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FWC Facts:
Just like fish, blue crabs use gills to breathe. But unlike fish, blue crabs can survive out of water for over 24 hours, as long as their gills are kept moist.

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