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Specified zoo crabs

Import Health Standard Specified Zoo Crabs. Language(s): English. Number of pages: 18

The Import Health Standard (IHS) specifies the minimum requirements that must be met when importing Japanese spider crab (Macrocheira kaempferi) from Japan, the coconut/robber crab (Birgus latro), red crab (Gecarcoidea natalis) and blue crab (Discoplax celeste) from Christmas Island, Australia. The IHS contains a model official certificate for the exporting Competent Authority to use. The Risk Management Proposal (RMP) mentions present risks associated with zoo crabs, outlines how options for the management of risk organisms have been assessed and provides recommendations for import requirements in relation to zoo crabs.