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Table 1 Stomach fullness during various months in Portunus segnis

From: Feeding habits of blue swimming crab Portunus segnis (Forskal, 1775) in the northern coastal waters of Iran

Year/ Month Male       Female      
Percentage (%) Total crab Percentage (%) Total crab
Empty 25 % 50 % 75 % Full   Empty 25 % 50 % 75 % Full  
2010 May 36.6 4.9 22.0 9.8 26.8 41 18.2 0.0 31.8 36.4 13.6 22
June 52.2 2.9 29.0 2.9 13.0 69 39.7 17.5 3.2 14.3 25.4 63
July 48.8 0.0 7.3 15.9 28.0 82 27.5 7.8 15.7 13.7 35.3 102
Aug 25.6 1.1 8.9 18.9 45.6 90 18.4 0.0 4.6 11.5 65.5 87
Sept 53.0 4.3 6.0 9.4 27.4 117 55.2 0.0 2.1 13.5 29.2 96
Oct 48.4 8.1 29.0 9.7 4.8 62 45.9 0.0 9.4 36.5 8.2 85
Nov 46.2 23.1 0.0 15.4 15.4 13 60.9 26.1 4.3 8.7 0.0 23
Dec 56.0 22.0 4.0 12.0 6.0 50 45.2 23.8 11.9 14.3 4.8 42
2011 Jan 40.0 30.0 0.0 10.0 20.0 10 33.3 26.7 13.3 0.0 26.7 15
Feb 52.6 26.3 5.3 5.3 10.5 19 36.0 16.0 20.0 8.0 20.0 25
Mar 28.6 14.3 7.1 21.4 28.6 14 21.7 17.4 21.7 30.4 8.7 23
Apr 45.0 30.0 8.3 11.7 5.0 60 36.4 24.2 9.1 6.1 24.2 33
May 21.4 42.9 14.3 21.4 0.0 14 38.9 16.7 22.2 16.7 5.6 18
June 20.0 16.0 12.0 24.0 28.0 25 23.1 7.7 11.5 17.3 40.4 52
July 33.3 0.0 33.3 8.3 25.0 12 0.0 0.0 7.7 15.4 76.9 13
Aug 22.7 31.8 18.2 4.5 22.7 22 28.6 17.1 8.6 20.0 25.7 35
Sept 6.9 6.9 20.7 20.7 44.8 29 6.7 0.0 13.3 30.0 50.0 30
Oct             
Nov 21.9 3.1 9.4 31.3 34.4 32 22.2 11.1 33.3 11.1 22.2 9
Dec 26.9 11.5 15.4 26.9 19.2 26 23.8 38.1 0.0 23.8 14.3 21
2012 Jan 27.8 22.2 16.7 16.7 16.7 18 27.8 16.7 22.2 16.7 16.7 18
Feb 28.0 12.0 32.0 20.0 8.0 25 31.3 31.3 18.8 12.5 6.3 16
Mar 33.3 0.0 0.0 33.3 33.3 3 0.0 0.0 0.0 30.0 70.0 10
Apr 43.8 34.4 15.6 3.1 3.1 32 21.1 15.8 26.3 31.6 5.3 19
Total   39.9 11.3 13.8 13.5 21.5 865 32.8 10.3 10.9 17.8 28.1 857