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Christmas Island Red Cra

The Christmas Island red crab (Gecarcoidea natalis) is a species of land crab that is endemic to Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the Indian Ocean. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

en.wikipedia.org)Red crab may refer to: (Source:

parksaustralia.gov.au)Christmas Island’s mass red crab migration is one of the most incredible natural processes on Earth. (Source:

parksaustralia.gov.au)The migration starts with the first rainfall of the wet season. This is usually in October or November, but can sometimes be as late as December or January. (Source:

Christmas Island red crabs live on Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean off Australia’s northern coast. (Source: kids.nationalgeographic.com)

WATCH: Millions of Red Crabs Swarm Christmas Island Every Year (Source: www.nationalgeographic.com)

Nov 23 (Reuters) - Millions of red crabs crawled across Christmas Island on Tuesday, part of their annual migration journey to the ocean on the island off the coast of Western Australia. (Source: www.reuters.com)

Christmas Island Red Crab Migration

The Christmas Island red crab is by far the most obvious of the 14 species of land crabs found on Christmas Island. It is estimated that 40 – 50 million of these bright red land crabs live in their preferred shady sites all over the island.

Spawning could occur a day either side of these dates as well. Migration would typically start about 4-5weeks before these spawning dates and is triggered by suitable rain.

Internet Explorer lacks support for the features of this website. For the best experience, please use a modern browser such as Chrome, Firefox, or Edge. (Source: www.fisheries.noaa.gov)

Current Atlantic Deep-Sea Red Crab Specifications (march 1, 2019-February 29, 2020)

VTRs must be submitted with a record of all fishing activity for each month. The reports must be submitted to NOAA fisheries or postmarked within 15 days after the end of the reporting month. Reports can also be submitted electronically through our online reporting page. (Source: www.fisheries.noaa.gov When the TAL is projected to be harvested, the Regional Administrator will reduce the red crab possession limit to 500 lb, for all vessels, including limited access vessels. (Source:www.fisheries.noaa.gov))

Close-up of rare red crab of the Christmas Island, Australia (Source: www.istockphoto.com)

Spawning could occur a day either side of these dates as well. Migration would typically start about 4-5weeks before these spawning dates and is triggered by suitable rain. (Source: www.christmas.net.au)

Nov 23 (Reuters) - Millions of red crabs crawled across Christmas Island on Tuesday, part of their annual migration journey to the ocean on the island off the coast of Western Australia. (Source: www.reuters.com The Christmas Island red crab is by far the most obvious of the 14 species of land crabs found on Christmas Island. It is estimated that 40 – 50 million of these bright red land crabs live in their preferred shady sites all over the island. (Source:www.christmas.net.au))

 

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