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).

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 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

Author(s)Kris Beckert
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2012-01-01
AlbumFauna > Crustaceans
TypeGraphic
PublicationTropical Connections: South Florida's marine environment
Project(s)South Florida Ecosystem Synthesis
Dimensions1000 x 873
Filesize167 kB
Number of Downloads39
Filetype(s) PNG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionKris Beckert, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)