Conceptual diagram illustrating the complex processes in which a blue crab molts, mates, migrates, and develops eggs in the Maryland Coastal Bays.

Life cycle of the blue crab

Conceptual diagram illustrating the complex processes in which a blue crab molts, mates, migrates, and develops eggs in the Maryland Coastal Bays.

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Author(s)Jane Thomas
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2009-01-01
AlbumFauna > Crustaceans
TypeGraphic
PublicationShifting Sands: Environmental and cultural change in Maryland's Coastal Bays
Project(s)Maryland Coastal Bays Science Communication Products and Report Cards
Dimensions1000 x 627
Filesize255 kB
Number of Downloads111
Filetype(s) PNG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionJane Thomas, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)