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Title Biology and conservation of horseshoe crabs [electronic resource] / edited by John T. Tanacredi, Mark L. Botton, David Smith.

Published New York : Springer, c2009.


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Physical description 1 online resource (xxiii, 662 p.) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Biology and Conservation of Horseshoe Crabs; Foreword; Preface; Contents; Contributors; Part I Biology; Part IA Populations and Habitats; Part IB Reproduction, Physiology, and Development; Part II Conservation; Part IIA Commercial Use and Management ofPopulations and Habitat; Part IIB Culture and Captive Breeding; Part IIC Public Awareness and Community-BasedConservation; Abstracts of Additional Papers and Posters Presented; Horseshoe Crabs in New Haven Harbor: An Initial Study of Reproductive Biology and Beach Quality.
Summary The four living species of horseshoe crabs face a set of growing threats to their survival, including the erosion and/or man-made alteration of essential spawning habitat, coastal pollution, and overfishing. This book consists of papers presented at the 2007 International Symposium on the Science and Conservation of Horseshoe Crabs.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author Tanacredi, John T.
Botton, Mark L.
Smith, David R.
Subject Limulus polyphemus -- Congresses.
Limulus polyphemus -- Conservation -- Congresses.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780387899596