Changing Global Perspectives on Horseshoe Crab Biology, Conservation and Management

Editors: Carmichael, R.H., Botton, M.L., Shin, P.K.S., Cheung, S.G. (Eds.)

  • Provides up-to-date research on horseshoe crab evolution, genetics, physiology, ecology, conservation and laboratory culture 
  • Offers scientists students, conservationists and resource managers an integrated approach to the ecology and conservation of American and Asian populations of horseshoe crabs 
  • Includes balanced contributions on the assessment of conservation threats, status and needs on conservation and management 
  • Maximizes reader insight into a balanced perspective, including equal emphasis on primary research and conservation topics for both American and Asian species
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This book reports significant progress of scientific research on horseshoe crabs, including aspects of evolution, genetics, ecology, population dynamics, general biology and physiology, within the recent 10 years. It also highlights the emerging issues related to world-wide conservation threats, status and needs. The contributions in this book represent part of an ongoing global effort to increase data and concept sharing to support basic research and advance conservation for horseshoe crabs.

Table of contents (34 chapters)

  • The Oldest Species of the Genus Limulus from the Late Jurassic of Poland

    Błażejowski, Błażej

    Pages 3-14

  • The Delaware Bay Area, U.S.A.: A Unique Habitat of the American Horseshoe Crab, Limulus polyphemus

    Shuster, Carl N.

    Pages 15-39

  • Sea Level Rise in Delaware Bay, U.S.A.: Adaptations of Spawning Horseshoe Crabs (Limulus polyphemus) to the Glacial Past, and the Rapidly Changing Shoreline of the Bay

    Loveland, Robert E. (et al.)

    Pages 41-63

  • Conservation Genetics of the American Horseshoe Crab (Limulus polyphemus): Allelic Diversity, Zones of Genetic Discontinuity, and Regional Differentiation

    King, Tim L. (et al.)

    Pages 65-96

  • Florida, Horseshoe Crabs: Populations, Genetics and the Marine-Life Harvest

    Brockmann, H. Jane (et al.)

    Pages 97-127

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eBook $139.00
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Hardcover $179.00
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-36080-5
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Changing Global Perspectives on Horseshoe Crab Biology, Conservation and Management
Editors
  • Ruth H. Carmichael
  • Mark L. Botton
  • Paul K.S. Shin
  • Siu Gin Cheung
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-19542-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-19542-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-19541-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-36080-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXVIII, 599
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