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Table 2 Stomach fullness in different size groups (Carapace width in mm) of Portunus segnis

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

Size class Male       Female      
Percentage (%) Total crab Percentage (%) Total crab
Empty 25 % 50 % 75 % Full   Empty 25 % 50 % 75 % Full  
36 – 55 28.6 7.1 14.3 14.3 35.7 14 60.0 0.0 0.0 40.0 0.0 11
56 – 75 52.1 6.3 8.3 16.7 16.7 48 52.9 13.7 9.8 9.8 13.7 49
76 – 95 37.7 10.4 15.6 13.0 23.4 154 31.5 6.5 13.7 16.9 31.5 124
96 – 115 41.9 10.5 14.3 11.2 22.1 256 32.7 8.9 7.3 21.4 29.8 246
116 – 135 38.4 11.0 13.9 15.2 21.5 236 35.1 10.3 9.5 14.5 30.5 263
136 – 155 36.3 16.9 12.9 15.3 18.5 123 26.8 17.0 13.4 19.6 23.2 112
156 – 175 44.1 11.8 8.8 11.8 23.5 34 17.3 7.7 23.1 25.0 26.9 52
Total 40.0 11.3 13.8 13.6 21.7 865 32.8 10.2 10.7 18.0 28.0 857