Letters to decision-makers: Spider Crabs

VNPA’s letters to decision-makers askingm to give Spider Crabs a no-take break duringir important moulting season. Letter to Victorian Fisheries Minister, Melissa Horne Letter to...
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How will Spider Crabs fare this season?

PARK WATCH June 2021 | Steps in the right direction, but more bold action needed to protect this globally important marine phenomena, explains Shannon Hurley. VNPA has been supporting the Save Our...
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Getting crabbier

PARK WATCH September 2020 | The spectacular annual Spider Crab aggregation event may have all but been and gone for this year, but that does not mean the campaign to #SaveOurSpidercrabs is over, says...
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Community getting crabby: bag limit proposal maintains crab carnage

MEDIA RELEASE 23 September 2020 | Spider crab advocates oppose a reduced bag limit for Australian Giant Spider Crabs, proposed by the Victorian Fisheries Authority, reducing the permitted daily...
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Talking Crab

Here’s a crab bag of interesting facts about spider crabs.  We’ve compiled answers to questions you always wanted to know and more. Thanks to Dr Gary Poore (Museums Victoria) and our...
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Give spider crabs a no-take break in moulting season

Every year thousands of Australian Giant Spider Crabs, in the largest-known crab migration on the planet, march into the shallows of Port Phillip Bay to moult and seek safety in numbers. But in...
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March of the Spider Crabs

PARK WATCH June 2020 | AJ Morton, scuba divingusiness owner of Dive2U, and Shannon Hurley, Victorian National Parks Association, reveal how one of Victoria’s greatest underwater spectacles could...
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