[Coral-List] Mass crab spawning in Pacific?

tawake_a at usp.ac.fj tawake_a at usp.ac.fj
Sun Mar 11 05:43:17 EDT 2007

Hi Ellen,
Mass land crab (lairo -local name) spawning is happening also in Fiji, usually at spring 
high tides at dusk.  Its happening but not as spectacular as christmas Island.

Many thanks

 Alifereti Tawake, Asst. Project Manager- LMMA, Institute of Applied Science, 
 Faculty of Science and Technology, University of the South Pacific, P.O Box 1168, Suva, FIJI.
 Tel: 679-3232974, 679-3592732, 679-3391339 (H), 9216122(mbl)
 Fax: 679-323 1534, website: http//www.usp.ac.fj/ias
   And	 'Kedra Sasalu Tawamudu na noda Kawa- Fish for the Future'
 Locally Managed Marine Area (LMMA) Network Project Liaison Officer (Fiji & Asia-Pac)
 LMMA NCT member, visit www.lmmanetwork.org
On 9 Mar 2007 at 13:11, Ellen Husain wrote:

> > Hi Coral listers, 
> > 
> > Just wondering if anyone knows of any places in the South Pacific
> > area, or Hawaiian islands where mass crab spawning or migration
> > events occur (along the lines of those that occur at Christmas
> > Island in the Indian Ocean, but not necessarily having to be quite
> > as spectacular). If so, I'd really like to hear from you. 
> > 
> > Many thanks,
> > 
> > Ellen Husain.  
> > 
> > 
> > 
> Ellen Husain
> BBC Natural History Unit 
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