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Talangka Crab Description and Health Benefits

Talangka Crab Description and Health Benefits

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 (Are you here because you are doing a research about Talangka crab? You are in the right place so continue reading. Talangka crab (Tagalog), also known as the herring bow crab or paddler crab, is a small crab species that is found in the Indo-West Pacific region. It is commonly found in mangroves, estuaries, and freshwater environments, in shallow subtidal regions. Talangka is a euryhaline crab, meaning that it can tolerate a wide range of salinity levels. It is typically found in slow-moving or almost stagnant waters, and it can also be found in the sea. The species is also called Kalampay in Hiligaynon-speaking provinces especially in Negros Occidental. In some parts of Metro Manila and other Tagalog-speaking regions, the crab is also called "aligi" because of its eggs which is a pri...