Comparative suitability of binocular observation, burrow counting and excavation for the quantification of the mangrove fiddler crab Uca annulipes (H. Milne Edwards)

Abstract

Quantification of mangrove crabs is notoriously difficult. Several techniques have been applied in the past, but have rarely been tested. This paper looks at the use of burrow counts (BUR), binocular counts (BIN) and excavation (EX) for quantifying the fiddler crab Uca annulipes (H. Milne Edwards). Fieldwork took place at Maruhubi mangrove (Zanzibar… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1017598616178

Topics

5 Figures and Tables

Statistics

0100200'05'07'09'11'13'15'17
Citations per Year

806 Citations

Semantic Scholar estimates that this publication has 806 citations based on the available data.

See our FAQ for additional information.

Slides referencing similar topics