ALERT ON POI­SONOUS CRAB

Western Suburbs Weekly - - News -

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.

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