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Contents
Introduction:Limulusin the Limelight Sylvia A. Earle
PART I: LOCAL SPECIES WITH GLOBAL IMPLICATIONS
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1. Horseshoe Crabs Imperiled? The Fate of a Species 350 Million Years In the Making7 John T. Tanacredi
PART II: BIOLOGY AND EVOLUTION
2. Two Perspectives: Horseshoe Crabs During 420 Million Years Worldwide, and the Past 150 Years in Delaware Bay Carl N. Shuster Jr.
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3. The Conservation of Horseshoe Crabs: What Can We Learn From The Japanese Experience?41 Mark L. Botton
4. A Unique Medical Product, LAL from the Horseshoe Crab and Monitoring the Delaware Bay Horseshoe Crab Population Benji Lynn Swan
PART III: BEHAVIOR AND DIVERSITY STUDIES
5. Tracks and Trails Carl N. Shuster, Jr.
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6. Biomedical Products from the Horseshoe Crab: Lessons for Sound Resource Management and Conservation Thomas J. Novitsky
7. Issues and Approaches in the Regulation of the Horseshoe Crab Fishery Josh Eagle
8. The Life History of Horseshoe Crabs Robert E. Loveland
9. Horseshoe Crab Management and Resource Monitoring in New Jersey, 19931998 Peter J. Himchak and Sherry L. Hartley
PART IV: PRESENT DAY INVESTIGATIONS
10. Horseshoe Crab Surveys Using Underwater Videography Christine Kurtzke
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11. Horseshoe Crabs: An Ancient Wonder of New York and a Great Topic for Environmental Education131 Don Riepe
12. Living onLimulus David Grant
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13. An Estimate of Population Sizes of Two Horseshoe Crab (Limulus polyphemus) Sites in Jamaica Bay147 Diana H. Hanna
PART V: A FINAL WORD
14. Preserving a Living Fossil Niles Eldredge
Contributors
Index
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