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Smith, David

Biology and Conservation of Horseshoe Crabs

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Table of contents

2. Limits on the Global Distribution of Horseshoe Crabs (Limulacea): Lessons Learned from Two Lifetimes of Observations: Asia and America
Koichi Sekiguchi, Carl N. Shuster

3. Horseshoe Crabs – An Ancient Ancestry Revealed
D. M. Rudkin, G. A. Young

4. The Ecological Importance of Horseshoe Crabs in Estuarine and Coastal Communities: A Review and Speculative Summary
Mark L. Botton

5. Relationships Between Sandpipers and Horseshoe Crab in Delaware Bay: A Synthesis
David S. Mizrahi, Kimberly A. Peters

6. Horseshoe Crabs, Their Eco-biological Status Along the Northeast Coast of India and the Necessity for Ecological Conservation
J. K. Mishra

7. American Horseshoe Crabs, Limulus polyphemus, in Mexico: Open Possibilities
Jaime Zaldívar-Rae, René Elías Sapién-Silva, Martha Rosales-Raya, H. Jane Brockmann

8. Basic Habitat Requirements of the Extant Species of Horseshoe Crabs (Limulacea)
Carl N. Shuster, Koichi Sekiguchi

9. The Relationship Between Small- and Large-Scale Movements of Horseshoe Crabs in the Great Bay Estuary and Limulus Behavior in the Laboratory
Winsor H. Watson, Susanne Y. Schaller, Christopher C. Chabot

10. Ecology of Horseshoe Crabs in Microtidal Lagoons
G. S. Ehlinger, R. A. Tankersley

11. Phylogeography, Demographic History, and Reserves Network of Horseshoe Crab, Tachypleus tridentatus, in the South and East China Seaboards
Ming- Che Yang, Chang-Po Chen, Hwey-Lian Hsieh, Hui Huang, Chaolun Allen Chen

12. Genetic Structure of Japanese Populations of Tachypleus
tridentatus by mtDNA AT-Rich Region Sequence Analysis
Shin Nishida, Hiroko Koike

13. Reproductive Competition and Sexual Selection in Horseshoe Crabs
H. Jane Brockmann, Matthew Denman Smith

14. Vision in Horseshoe Crabs
Robert B. Barlow

15. Sperm Attachment on the Egg of Malaysian King Crab, Carcinoscorpius rotundicauda

P. Hajeb, A. Christianus, Sh. Shakiba Zadeh, C.R. Saad

16. Distribution and Development of Limulus Egg Clusters on Intertidal Beaches in Delaware Bay
Richard G. Weber, David B. Carter

17. Comparisons in Prosomal Width and Body Weight Among Early Instar Stages of Malaysian Horseshoe Crabs, Carcinoscorpius rotundicauda and Tachypleus gigas in the Laboratory
Sh. Shakiba Zadeh, A. Christianus, C.R. Saad, P. Hajeb, M.S. Kamarudin

18. Emergence Behavior of Juvenile Tachypleus tridentatus Under Simulated Tidal Conditions in the Laboratory and at Two Different Sediment Temperatures
Christine N. Lee, Brian Morton

19. Distribution of Juvenile Horseshoe Crabs in Subtidal Habitats of Delaware Bay Using a Suction-Dredge Sampling Device
William H. Burton, Frederick S. Kelley, Elizabeth A. Franks

20. History of Horseshoe Crab Harvest on Delaware Bay
Gary Kreamer, Stewart Michels

21. Biomedical Applications of Limulus Amebocyte Lysate
Thomas J. Novitsky

22. The Effect of Hemolymph Extraction Volume and Handling Stress on Horseshoe Crab Mortality
Lenka Hurton, Jim Berkson, Stephen Smith

23. Horseshoe Crabs in Hong Kong: Current Population Status and Human Exploitation
Paul K.S. Shin, HiuYan Li, Siu Gin Cheung

24. Comparative Status and Assessment of Limulus polyphemus with Emphasis on the New England and Delaware Bay Populations
David R. Smith, Michael J. Millard, Ruth H. Carmichael

25. An Integrative Approach to Horseshoe Crab Multiple Use and Sustainability
Jim Berkson

26. Strategies to Conserve and Enhance Sandy Barrier Habitat for Horseshoe Crabs (Limulus polyphemus) on Developed Shorelines in Delaware Bay, United States
Nancy L. Jackson, Karl F. Nordstrom

27. Conservation Program for the Asian Horseshoe Crab Tachypleus tridentatus in Taiwan: Characterizing the Microhabitat of Nursery Grounds and Restoring Spawning Grounds
Hwey- Lian Hsieh, Chang-Po Chen

28. The Effects of Water Quality on Horseshoe Crab Embryos and Larvae
Mark L. Botton, Tomio Itow

29. Heavy Metal Concentration in Horseshoe Crab (Carcinoscorpius rotundicauda and Tachypleus gigas) Eggs from Malaysian Coastline
P. Hajeb, A. Christianus, A. Ismail, Sh. Shakiba Zadeh, C. R. Saad

30. A Discussion of Horseshoe Crab Management in Five Countries: Taiwan, India, China, United States, and Mexico
Jim Berkson, Chang-Po Chen, Jayant Mishra, Paul Shin, Braddock Spear, Jaime Zaldívar-Rae

31. Clinical Evaluation, Common Diseases, and Veterinary Care of the Horseshoe Crab, Limulus polyphemus

Michael W. Nolan, Stephen A. Smith

32. Aquaculture Methods and Early Growth of Juvenile Horseshoe Crabs (Limulus polyphemus)
Martin P. Schreibman, Chester B. Zarnoch

33. Larval Culture of Tachypleus gigas and Its Molting Behavior Under Laboratory Conditions
J. K. Mishra

34. Diet Composition of Juvenile Horseshoe Crabs: Implications for Growth and Survival of Natural and Cultured Stocks
Ruth H. Carmichael, Emily Gaines, Zacharia Sheller, Amanda Tong, Amanda Clapp, Ivan Valiela

35. Effect of Sediment Type on Growth and Survival of Juvenile Horseshoe Crabs (Tachypleus tridentatus)
Shuigen Hong, Xian Zhang, Yingjun Zhao, Yongzhuang Xie, Yunwu Zhang, Huaxi Xu

36. The Conservation Network of Horseshoe Crab Tachypleus tridentatus in Taiwan
C.-P. Chen, H.-L. Hsieh, A. Chen, H.-Y. Yeh, P.-F. Lin, W. Wang

37. The History of Horseshoe Crab Research and Conservation in Japan
Keiji Tsuchiya

38. Public Awareness and Community-Based Conservation for the Horseshoe Crab at Saikai National Park in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan
Chikako Iwaoka, Toshinao Okayama

39. Public Participation in Studies on Horseshoe Crab Populations
Carl N. Shuster

40.
Green Eggs and Sand: A Collaborative Effort of Scientists, Teachers, Resource Managers, and Stakeholders in Educating About Limulus polyphemus

Katy O’Connell, Cindy Etgen, Gary Kreamer, Michael Oates

41. Community Building: An Integrated Approach to Horseshoe Crab Conservation
Glenn Gauvry

Keywords: Life Sciences, Pharmacy, Freshwater & Marine Ecology, Nature Conservation, Zoology, Biodiversity, Ecology

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
23 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780387899596

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