Commercial wild harvest of land hermit crabs Coenibita variabilis from north Western Australia (by Merv Cooper's Crazy Crabs™)
Declaration of an approved wildlife trade operation
Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, December 2012
- Declaration of an Approved Wildlife Trade Operation to harvest and export Australian land hermit crabs (Coenibita variabilis) by Merv Cooper's Crazy Crabs (PDF - 168 KB) | (DOC - 30.5 KB)
- Proposal of Wildlife Trade Operation for Merv Cooper's Crazy Crabs (PDF - 184 KB) | (DOC - 77 KB)
About the approved wildlife trade operation
Approval of this wildlife trade operation allows for an operation to harvest and export Australian land hermit crabs (Coenibita variabilis) by Merv Cooper's Crazy Crabs, subject to conditions.
The wildlife trade operation was gazetted on 28 November 2012 and will be in force until 28 November 2015.