Limulus in the Limelight PDF ePub eBook

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Limulus in the Limelight free pdf "Limulus in the Limelight: A Species 350 Million Years in the Making and in Peril?" contains 14 chapters covering the horseshoe crab's biology, ecology and evolutionary development. The book is a result of three mini-conferences held between 1996 and 2000 celebrating the populations in NY harbor. This book exposes the impacts of over fishing on this species- clarifies the future research agenda for the species worldwide and emphasizes the need for conservation of this fascinating creature's estuaries/ocean habitats. Biologists, ecologists, science educators, and conservationists will welcome this book because it is aimed at the preservation of Limulus, not only for its pharmacological interest but for the mystery related to its longevity. Limulus is a unique animal which has provided numerous uses for man over the years, from fertilizer to bait to medical research. However, if this species is not protected soon, it will be lost for the future.

About John T. Tanacredi

Dr John T. Tanacredi is Chief, Division of Natural Resources for the National Park Service at Gateway National Recreation Area. He is a Research Associate in the Department of Invertebrate Zoology at the American Museum of Natural History and at the Aquarium for Wildlife Conservation. He holds Adjunct Full Professor of Environmental Sciences at Hofstra University and Polytechnic University.

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Author : John T. Tanacredi
Publisher : Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers
Data Published : 01 October 2001
ISBN : 0306466813
EAN : 9780306466816
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 178 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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