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The editors of this volume are at the forefront of research on Limulus polyphemus, and in this book they bring together 20 scientists who have worked on all aspects of horseshoe crab biology to compile a detailed and comprehensive view of the species. The book describes: the horseshoe crab's behaviour, natural history and ecology; its anatomy, physiology, distribution, development and life cycle; the puzzle of its immune system; and its present management and future conservation.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674011595
ISBN-10: 0674011597
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 203mm x 44mm)
Pages: 472
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 2-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Carl N. Shuster

Carl N. Shuster, Jr., is Adjunct Professor of Marine Science, College of William and Mary. H. Jane Brockmann is Professor of Zoology, University of Florida, Gainesville. Robert B. Barlow is Professor of Ophthalmology at the SUNY Upstate Medical University.