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Use of Horseshoe Crab Eggs by Migratory Shorebirds

Duration

January 2015 - December 2016

Narrative

The goal of the research is to enhance our understanding of the relationships between migratory shorebirds, particularly Red Knots, and spawning horseshoe crabs. Our objectives are to survey horseshoe crabs at key sites in South Carolina from March – June of 2015 and 2016.

 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 102

Masters Students: 247

Phd Students: 163

Post Docs: 55

University Staff: 266

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 722

Scientific Publications: 1960

Presentations: 4355

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • SC DNR

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