Crab Sales resume in Ecuador September 16, 2012

Posted on September 15, 2012 • Filed under: Ecuador

Today ends the ban on red crabs (Ucides occidentalis) and blue (Cardisoma crassum), and capture resumes tomorrow, holding, processing and marketing, actions that were prohibited as they ruled for a month, from August 15 .

This closure is the last of the year and the most important because the crustacean enters a molting period (change shell) and its consumption can cause poisoning and intestinal infection. Read Article

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