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Table 1 Production of crab extraction reported by catchers and small-middlemen

From: Habits and customs of crab catchers in southern Bahia, Brazil

Estimated Production by
Interviews
Catcher Small
middlemen
Kiosks Middlemen Restaurants
Strings 5 to 6 12 12 12 12
Number of crabs/week 180 to 300 1080 to 1800 72 to 120 3600 to 8400 6000
Price of strings
(U.S.$)
Lower 2.68 a 1.34 a a
Maximum 3.23 5.37 a 8,06 a
Summer 5.38 a 2.15 a a
Price of unity
of crabs
(U.S.$)
Lower 0.47 to 0.53 0.45 1.34 0.67 a
Maximum 0.53 to 0.65 a a a 2,68
Summer 0.90 to 1.1 a 2.15 a a
  1. a Date not reported