A year in the life of a Dungeness crab: methodology for determining microhabitat conditions experienced by large decapod crustaceans in estuaries

@inproceedings{Curtis2008AYI,
  title={A year in the life of a Dungeness crab: methodology for determining microhabitat conditions experienced by large decapod crustaceans in estuaries},
  author={Daniel L. Curtis and Iain James. Mcgaw},
  year={2008}
}
This study presents a methodology for combining archival data storage tags (DSTs) and ultrasonic transmitters to investigate the microhabitat conditions of adultCancer magister (Dana), inhabiting an estuary. The temperature, salinity and depth experienced by free-ranging Dungeness crabs were recorded at 10-min intervals for periods ranging from 1week to 8months. Crabs were tracked using a hydrophone, and tags were recovered via concentrated trapping or returned by recreational fishers for a… CONTINUE READING
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