The European Green Crab (Carcinus maenas) in Oregon:
a preliminary survey of Yaquina, Coos, Winchester and Siletz Bays

by the students of Zoology 401
Sylvia Behrens Yamada and Gary Allison, instructors

 

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Table of Contents

Executive Summary

Sylvia Yamada and Gary Allison

 

Chapter 1

Tammy Cronick and Angela McGuire

Temperature and Salinity of Yaquina Bay Estuary and the potential range of Carcinus maenas

Chapter 2

Brian Chipman and Jennifer Whitsett

Outlook of invasion of Carcinus maenas: Species distribution along salinity gradient of Yaquina Bay, Oregon

Chapter 3

Tiah Angel and Janette Ehlig

The size, epiphyte load and reproductive condition of two species of the rock weed Fucus along a salinity gradient in Yaquina Bay

Chapter 4

Gary Allison

Relative abundance and size of common intertidal species at four sites in Yaquina Bay

Chapter 5

Jennifer Oliver and Anja Schmelter

Life history of the native shore crabs Hemigrapsus oregonensis and H. nudus and their distribution, relative abundance and size frequency distribution at four sites in Yaquina Bay

Chapter 6

Todd Ison

and Dan Frerich

Using artificial cover as a sampling method of shore crab density

Chapter 7,8

Chris Hunt, Kimberly Cleveland, and Sylvia Yamada

The distribution and relative abundance of native crabs in Coos Bay and Winchester Bay, Oregon

Chapter 9

Zasha Bassett, Sustainable Ecosystem Institute

The distribution and relative abundance of native
crabs in the Siletz estuary

Chapter 10

Sylvia Yamada and Gary Allison

Recommendations for future work

Literature cited

 

 

Acknowlegements

 

 

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