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    • Ecotoxicology of Natural and Anthropogenic Extreme Environments 

      Osterberg, Joshua Samuel (2010)
      Reactive oxygen species (ROS) are produced endogenously in all aerobes and are induced by environmental stressors. ROS oxidize and disable essential cellular components such as DNA, proteins, and lipid membranes. Exposure ...
    • Estuarine Ingress of the Blue Crab Callinectes Sapidus 

      Ogburn, Matthew Bryan (2008-04-21)
      This dissertation investigated ingress of postlarval blue crabs Callinectes sapidus to the Newport River estuary, North Carolina, USA. Data from C. similis, Menippe mercenaria, Pachygrapsus transversus, and Arenaeus cribrarius ...
    • Examining the Influence of Genetics on Migration and Habitat Preference in Callinectes sapidus 

      Moran, Megan (2020-04-23)
      The Atlantic blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) is an ecologically and commercially fundamental species. At various life stages, crab migrations are influenced by environmental cues including light, salinity, chemistry, depth ...
    • Spawning Biology of Female Blue Crabs, Callinectes Sapidus 

      Darnell, Michael Zachary (2009)
      This dissertation investigated spawning biology of female blue crabs, <italic>Callinectes sapidus</italic>. Females mate following the terminal molt and undertake a spawning migration seaward, producing multiple clutches ...
    • What can be done to save the east coast blue crab fishery? 

      Sartwell, Tim (2009-04-24)
      The blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) is a decapod crustacean that inhabits estuarine and marine ecosystems of the western Atlantic Ocean. Blue crab is the largest and most valuable fishery for Maryland, Virginia and North ...