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Walking sideways : the remarkable world of crabs

Author: Judith S Weis
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Comstock Pub. Associates, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Judith S. Weis provides an engaging and informative tour of the remarkable world of crabs, highlighting their unique biology and natural history. She introduces us to recently discovered crabs such as the Yeti crab found in deep sea vents, explains what scientists are learning about blue and hermit crabs commonly found at the shore, and gives us insight into the lifecycles of the king and Dungeness crabs typically  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith S Weis
ISBN: 9780801450501 0801450500
OCLC Number: 794640315
Description: xi, 239 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Introducing crabs --
Habitats --
Form and function --
Reproduction and life cycle --
Behavior --
Ecology --
Crab problems and problem crabs --
Crab fisheries --
Eating crabs --
Crabs and humans.
Responsibility: Judith S. Weis.

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An engaging and informative tour of the remarkable world of crabs, highlighting their unique biology, natural history, and cultural significance.  Read more...

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"As the subtitle of the book indicates, the world of crabs is indeed a remarkable one. Weis (biology, Rutgers-Newark) brings some of this to light in a readable account of these fascinating Read more...

 
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