Habitat Partioning by Blue Crabs


Adaptive significance of habitat selection by molting adult blue crabs Callinectes sapidus (Rathbun) within a subestuary of central Chesapeake Bay

Michael A. Shirley, Anson H. Hines and Thomas G. Wolcott
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Post-mating behavior, intramolt growth, and onset of migration to Chesapeake Bay spawning grounds by adult female blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus Rathbun

Heather V. Turner , Donna L. Wolcott , Thomas G. Wolcott and Anson H. Hines 2003
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Foraging and agonistic activity co-occur in free-ranging blue crabs ( Callinectes sapidus): observation of animals by ultrasonic telemetry.

Clark, M.E., T.G. Wolcott, D.L. Wolcott, and A.H. Hines. 1999
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Foraging behavior of an estuarine predator, the blue crab Callinectes sapidus in a patchy environment.
Clark, M.E., T.G. Wolcott, D.L. Wolcott, and A.H. Hines. 2000
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Effects of Shallow Water Refuge on Behavior and Density-Dependent Mortality of Blue Crabs in Chesapeake Bay.
Ana I. Dittel, Anson H. Hines, Gregory M. Ruiz and K. Keith Ruffin. 1995.
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Population dynamics and habitat partitioning by size, sex, and molt stage of blue crabs ( Callinectes sapidus ) in a subestuary of central Chesapeake Bay.
Hines, A.H. , R.N. Lipcius, and A.M. Haddon 1987
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Intraspecific interference among foraging blue crabs Callinectes sapidus : interactive effects of predator density and prey patch distribution.
Clark, M.E., T.G. Wolcott, D.L. Wolcott, and A.H. Hines. 1999

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Ultrasonic telemetry of small-scale movements and microhabitat selection by molting blue crabs ( Callinectes sapidus ).Bulletin of Marine Science 46: 83-94
Wolcott, T.G. and A.H. Hines. 1990
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More papers:

Hines, A.H., T.G. Wolcott, E. González-Gurriarán, J.L. González-Gurriarán, and J. Friere. 1995. Movement patterns and migrations in crabs: telemetry studies of juvenile and adult behavior in Callinectes sapidus and Maja squinado . Journal of the Marine Biological Association, U.K. 75: 27-42.

Hines, A.H., and G.M. Ruiz. 1995. Temporal variation in juvenile blue crab mortality: nearshore shallows and cannibalism in Chesapeake Bay. Bulletin of Marine Science 57:885-902.

Dittel, A.I., A.H. Hines, G.M. Ruiz, and K.K. Ruffin. 1995. Effects of shallow water refuge on behavior and density-dependent mortality of juvenile blue crabs in Chesapeake Bay. Bulletin of Marine Science 57:903-917.

Ruiz, G.M., A.H. Hines, and M.H. Posey. 1993. Shallow water as a refuge habitat for fish and crustaceans in non-vegetated estuaries: an example from Chesapeake Bay. Marine Ecology Progress Series 99: 1-16.

Hines, A. H. 1996. Crab. Biotelemetry of crab movement and behavior. Pp. 126-128 in: Parker, S.P. (ed.), McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology 1997. McGraw-Hill, New York.

Wolcott, T.G. and A.H. Hines. 1996. Advances in ultrasonic biotelemetry for animal movement and behavior: the blue crab case study. Proceedings of the American Academy of Underwater Sciences, pp. 229-236.

Toft, J.D., A.H. Hines, and G.M. Ruiz. 1997. Docks as shallow water refuge for juvenile blue crabs. Proceedings of the Second Marine and Estuarine Shallow Water Science and Management Conference, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Philadelphia, PA, EPA 903/R/97009, pp. 223-229.