Biology, population dynamics and secondary production of the green crab Carcinus maenas (L.) in a temperate estuary

@inproceedings{Baeta2005BiologyPD,
  title={Biology, population dynamics and secondary production of the green crab Carcinus maenas (L.) in a temperate estuary},
  author={Alexandra Baeta and Henrique N. Cabral and Jo{\~a}o Miguel Magalh{\~a}es Neto and Jo{\~a}o Carlos Bento Marques and Miguel {\^A}ngelo Pardal},
  year={2005}
}
The biological features, population dynamics and secondary production of Carcinus maenas were studied between June 2003 and June 2004 in four areas within the Mondego estuary, Portugal. Benthic samples were collected monthly, during the night, at high water of spring tides using a 2-m beam trawl, and plankton samples were collected monthly, during the day, at high tide with a Bongo net. Only the first zoeae stage of C. maenas larvae was found in the plankton; it was collected at all sampling… CONTINUE READING
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