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Biology and Conservation of Horseshoe Crabs

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Limits on the Global Distribution of Horseshoe Crabs (Limulacea): Lessons Learned from Two Lifetimes of Observations: Asia and America
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    Chapter 2 Horseshoe Crabs – An Ancient Ancestry Revealed
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    Chapter 3 The Ecological Importance of Horseshoe Crabs in Estuarine and Coastal Communities: A Review and Speculative Summary
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    Chapter 4 Relationships Between Sandpipers and Horseshoe Crab in Delaware Bay: A Synthesis
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    Chapter 5 Horseshoe Crabs, Their Eco-biological Status Along the Northeast Coast of India and the Necessity for Ecological Conservation
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    Chapter 6 American Horseshoe Crabs, Limulus polyphemus, in Mexico: Open Possibilities
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    Chapter 7 Basic Habitat Requirements of the Extant Species of Horseshoe Crabs (Limulacea)
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    Chapter 8 The Relationship Between Small- and Large-Scale Movements of Horseshoe Crabs in the Great Bay Estuary and Limulus Behavior in the Laboratory
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    Chapter 9 Ecology of Horseshoe Crabs in Microtidal Lagoons
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    Chapter 10 Phylogeography, Demographic History, and Reserves Network of Horseshoe Crab, Tachypleus tridentatus , in the South and East China Seaboards
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    Chapter 11 Genetic Structure of Japanese Populations of Tachypleus tridentatus by mtDNA AT-Rich Region Sequence Analysis
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    Chapter 12 Reproductive Competition and Sexual Selection in Horseshoe Crabs
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    Chapter 13 Vision in Horseshoe Crabs
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    Chapter 14 Sperm Attachment on the Egg of Malaysian King Crab, Carcinoscorpius rotundicauda
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    Chapter 15 Distribution and Development of Limulus Egg Clusters on Intertidal Beaches in Delaware Bay
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    Chapter 16 Comparisons in Prosomal Width and Body Weight Among Early Instar Stages of Malaysian Horseshoe Crabs, Carcinoscorpius rotundicauda and Tachypleus gigas in the Laboratory
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    Chapter 17 Emergence Behavior of Juvenile Tachypleus tridentatus Under Simulated Tidal Conditions in the Laboratory and at Two Different Sediment Temperatures
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    Chapter 18 Distribution of Juvenile Horseshoe Crabs in Subtidal Habitats of Delaware Bay Using a Suction-Dredge Sampling Device
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    Chapter 19 History of Horseshoe Crab Harvest on Delaware Bay
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    Chapter 20 Biomedical Applications of Limulus Amebocyte Lysate
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    Chapter 21 The Effect of Hemolymph Extraction Volume and Handling Stress on Horseshoe Crab Mortality
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    Chapter 22 Horseshoe Crabs in Hong Kong: Current Population Status and Human Exploitation
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    Chapter 23 Biology and Conservation of Horseshoe Crabs
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    Chapter 24 An Integrative Approach to Horseshoe Crab Multiple Use and Sustainability
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    Chapter 25 Strategies to Conserve and Enhance Sandy Barrier Habitat for Horseshoe Crabs ( Limulus polyphemus ) on Developed Shorelines in Delaware Bay, United States
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    Chapter 26 Conservation Program for the Asian Horseshoe Crab Tachypleus tridentatus in Taiwan: Characterizing the Microhabitat of Nursery Grounds and Restoring Spawning Grounds
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    Chapter 27 The Effects of Water Quality on Horseshoe Crab Embryos and Larvae
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    Chapter 28 Heavy Metal Concentration in Horseshoe Crab ( Carcinoscorpius rotundicauda and Tachypleus gigas ) Eggs from Malaysian Coastline
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    Chapter 29 A Discussion of Horseshoe Crab Management in Five Countries: Taiwan, India, China, United States, and Mexico
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    Chapter 30 Clinical Evaluation, Common Diseases, and Veterinary Care of the Horseshoe Crab, Limulus polyphemus
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    Chapter 31 Aquaculture Methods and Early Growth of Juvenile Horseshoe Crabs ( Limulus polyphemus )
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    Chapter 32 Larval Culture of Tachypleus gigas and Its Molting Behavior Under Laboratory Conditions
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    Chapter 33 Diet Composition of Juvenile Horseshoe Crabs: Implications for Growth and Survival of Natural and Cultured Stocks
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    Chapter 34 Effect of Sediment Type on Growth and Survival of Juvenile Horseshoe Crabs ( Tachypleus tridentatus )
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    Chapter 35 The Conservation Network of Horseshoe Crab Tachypleus tridentatus in Taiwan
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    Chapter 36 The History of Horseshoe Crab Research and Conservation in Japan
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    Chapter 37 Public Awareness and Community-Based Conservation for the Horseshoe Crab at Saikai National Park in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan
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    Chapter 38 Public Participation in Studies on Horseshoe Crab Populations
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    Chapter 39 Green Eggs and Sand: A Collaborative Effort of Scientists, Teachers, Resource Managers, and Stakeholders in Educating About Limulus polyphemus
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    Chapter 40 Community Building: An Integrated Approach to Horseshoe Crab Conservation
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Chapter title
The Ecological Importance of Horseshoe Crabs in Estuarine and Coastal Communities: A Review and Speculative Summary
Chapter number 3
Book title
Biology and Conservation of Horseshoe Crabs
Published by
Springer, Boston, MA, January 2009
DOI 10.1007/978-0-387-89959-6_3
Book ISBNs
978-0-387-89958-9, 978-0-387-89959-6

Mark L. Botton, Botton, Mark L.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 1 2%
Unknown 41 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 9 21%
Student > Master 7 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 12%
Lecturer 2 5%
Researcher 2 5%
Other 2 5%
Unknown 15 36%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Environmental Science 10 24%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 10 24%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 7%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 1 2%
Chemistry 1 2%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 17 40%