ALERT ON POISONOUS CRAB
A PEST Asian paddle crab poisonous to humans has been discovered in Matilda Bay, Crawley after three were found downstream in Mosman Bay, Mosman Park in 2012. The pest could spread diseases to other crabs and prawns, and could be impossible to eradicate, said Fisheries officer Marion Massam. Suspect crabs should be photographed or reported on 1800 815 507. More details is at www.fish.wa.gov.au/biosecurity.