Population Studies of the Blue Crabs of the San Antonio-Espiritu Santo Bay System-Studies of the Blue Crab Populations of the Texas Coast


Waves of juvenile blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus, were detected in March and August while the availability of crabs at sampling stations was largest in March and December. Three blue crabs were found infected with the parasite, Loxothylacus texanus.


pages 589-594; available for download at the link below.


Loxothylacus texanus, blue crabs, Espiritu Santo Bay, San Antonio Bay, population survey