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Life cycle of the Caribbean spiny lobster
Conceptual diagram illustrating the life cycle of the Caribbean spiny lobster. Diagram from "Tropical Connections: South Florida's marine environment" (pg. 380) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/374/

Life cycle of the Caribbean spiny lobster Conceptual diagram illustrating the life cycle of the Caribbean spiny lobster. Diagram from "Tropical Connections: South Florida's marine environment" (pg. 380) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/374/ diagram,Caribbean spiny lobster,life cycle,puerulus,red algae,juveniles,sponges,corals,solution holes,berried,lobster eggs,hatch,offshore reef,swim,phyllosomes,drift,open ocean

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Life cycle of the Caribbean spiny lobster
Conceptual diagram illustrating the life cycle of the Caribbean spiny lobster. Diagram from "Tropical Connections: South Florida's marine environment" (pg. 380) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/374/
Female lobster spawning migration Conceptual diagram illustrating the spawning migration of a female lobster tagged on a patch reef.  This bird's eye view shows that she traveled to the fore reef and returned to her den 4 days later (Scale is approximate).  Diagram from "Tropical Connections: South Florida's marine environment" (pg. 390) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/374/ diagram,lobster,spiny lobster,female,migration,spawning,fore reef,Western Sambo Ecological Reserve,seagrass,hardbottom,patch reefs,lobster den,movement,spur-and-groove,fringing reef,spawning site,Boca Chica Key Queen conch life cycle Conceptual diagram illustrating the complex life cycle of the queen conch.  Diagram from "Tropical Connections: South Florida's marine environment" (pg. 343) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/374/ diagram,queen conch,life cycle,adult,mating,spawning,egg strand,larvae,larva,metamorphosis,post-larva,juvenile Spiny lobsters are key component of south Florida marine ecosystem Conceptual diagram illustrating that Caribbean spiny lobsters are a key component of the marine ecosystem in south Florida as both predators and prey.  Diagram from "Tropical Connections: South Florida's marine environment" (pg. 265) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/374/ diagram,spiny lobster,predator,prey,habitat,ecosystem,marine,coral reef,hardbottom,sand,seagrass,chiton,sea urchin,snail,hermit crab,nurse shark,southern stingray,sea turtle,triggerfish,octopus,humans,south Florida Life cycle of the Caribbean spiny lobster Conceptual diagram illustrating the life cycle of the Caribbean spiny lobster. Diagram from "Tropical Connections: South Florida's marine environment" (pg. 380) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/374/ diagram,Caribbean spiny lobster,life cycle,puerulus,red algae,juveniles,sponges,corals,solution holes,berried,lobster eggs,hatch,offshore reef,swim,phyllosomes,drift,open ocean Dominant mangrove species of south Florida Conceptual diagram illustrating the dominant mangrove species of south Florida.  Diagram from "Tropical Connections: South Florida's marine environment" (pg. 303) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/374/ diagram,mangrove,buttonwood,black mangrove,white mangrove,red mangrove,tide,landward,margin,community Mangrove conservation and restoration practices Conceptual diagram illustrating mangrove conservation and restoration practices that increase the survival of mangrove forests. Diagram from "Tropical Connections: South Florida's marine environment" (pg. 328) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/374 diagram,mangrove,conservation,restoration,docks,trash disposal,recycling,eliminate,herbicide,pesticide,planting,seedlings,protecting bird populations
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Filename:iil_diagram_spiny_lobster_lifecycle.png
Album name:bwalsh16 / Crustaceans
Keywords: diagram, Caribbean spiny lobster, life cycle, puerulus, red algae, juveniles, sponges, corals, solution holes, berried, lobster eggs, hatch, offshore reef, swim, phyllosomes, drift, open ocean
Author Name:Kris Beckert
Author Company:Integration and Application Network, UMCES
Date created (MM/DD/YYYY):01/01/2012
Media Type:Raster Graphic
File Size:132 KB
Date added:Aug 24, 2012
Dimensions:1000 x 457 pixels
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