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Manual for handling and shedding blue crabs (Callinectes sapidus)

Michael J. Oesterling

Manual for handling and shedding blue crabs (Callinectes sapidus)

by Michael J. Oesterling

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Published by Virginia Institute of Marine Science in Gloucester Point, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Callinectes.,
  • Crab fisheries -- Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.),
  • Crab culture.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 89-90.

    Statementby Michael J. Oesterling.
    SeriesSpecial report in applied marine science and ocean engineering -- no. 271., Special report in applied marine science and ocean engineering -- no. 271, rev. 1988.
    ContributionsVirginia Sea Grant College Program.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 94 p. :
    Number of Pages94
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15392921M

      From edible crabs, lobsters, prawns and shrimps through to land crabs, most people have some connection with the crustacean. Start from that point and enjoy exploring more of the life of the crustacean. First published in , this book will take you through the life stages with many interesting facts and oddities of this diverse group of animals. J Blue Crab Books author book cover Readers do judge your book by its cover. On book sites that are crowded, it’s critical that you stand out[ ].

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