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Biological Field Techniques for Lithodid Crabs

Handbook / Manual

By: Donaldson and S Byersdorfer

82 pages, Line illus, maps, col photos

Alaska Sea Grant College Program

Paperback | Dec 2005 | #155719 | ISBN: 1566120926
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NHBS Price: £32.50 $42/€36 approx

About this book

The harvest of Alaska king crabs in the North Pacific and Bering Sea reaches about 18 million pounds per year, one-tenth of the bonanza 1980s catch. While king crab stocks are recovering from the crash, efforts such as this book on standardizing data collection promise to further improve fishery management. Geared to fishery observers, shoreside samplers, shellfish researchers, and fishermen, the book is printed on waterproof paper. Topics include taxonomy, life history, distribution, anatomy, and diseases. The authors are expert crab biologists at Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the agency responsible for managing the crab fishery.

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