2001

Limulus in the Limelight

A Species 350 Million Years in the Making and in Peril?

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ISBN: 978-0-306-46681-6 (Print) 978-0-306-47590-0 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

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    Pages 1-3

    Introduction: Limulus in the Limelight

  2. Local Species with Global Implications

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      Pages 7-16

      Horseshoe Crabs Imperiled?

  3. Biology and Evolution

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      Pages 17-40

      Two Perspectives: Horseshoe Crabs During 420 Million Years, Worldwide, and the Past 150 Years in the Delaware Bay Area

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      Pages 41-51

      The Conservation of Horseshoe Crabs: What Can We Learn From the Japanese Experience?

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      Pages 53-62

      A Unique Medial Product (LAL) from the Horseshoe Crab and Monitoring the Delaware Bay Horseshoe Crab Population

  4. Behavior and Diversity Studies

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      Pages 65-78

      Tracks and Trails

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      Pages 79-84

      Biomedical Products from the Horseshoe Crab: Lessons for Sound Resource Mangement and Conservation

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      Pages 85-92

      Issues and Approaches in Regulation of the Horseshoe Crab Fishery

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      Pages 93-101

      The Life History of Horseshoe Crabs

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      Pages 103-115

      Horseshoe Crab Mangement and Resource Monitoring in New Jersey 1993–1998

  5. Present Day Investigations

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      Pages 119-130

      Horseshoe Crab Surveys Using Underwater Videography

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      Pages 131-134

      Horseshoe Crabs: An Ancient Wonder of New York and a Great Topic for Environmental Education

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      Pages 135-145

      Living on Limulus

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      Pages 147-153

      An Estimate of Population Sizes of Two Horseshoe Crab (Limulus polyphemus) Sites in Jamaica Bay

  6. A Final Word

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      Pages 157-160

      Preserving a Living Fossil