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


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


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