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Main Title Crabs (Arthropoda: Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura).
Author Williams, Austin B. ; Duke, Thomas W. ;
CORP Author Environmental Research Lab., Gulf Breeze, FL.
Year Published 1979
Report Number EPA-600/J-79-082;
Stock Number PB80-185267
Additional Subjects Crabs ; Animal ecology ; Water pollution ; Environmental impacts ; Pesticides ; Life cycles ; Chlorohydrocarbons ; Crustacea ; Taxonomy ; Oil pollution ; Metals ; Thermal pollution ; Radioactive isotopes ; Water pollution effects(Animals)
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NTIS  PB80-185267 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
Collation 63p
Abstract
The effects of a few major pollutants on crabs are described. Because of their sensitivity to many forms of man-made pollution, crabs can often be used to predict adverse influences on the environment and to evaluate their effects. Crabs are viewed as having unaltered or 'normal' life histories and ecology or altered life patterns possibly influenced by pollution in changing environments. The authors discuss these two categories and present the 'normal' patterns as a set of specific vignettes that form a foundation for discussion of the observed effects of pollutants on four crab species.