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Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Gordton H. Kruse, Nicolas Bez, Anthony Booth, et al
Spatial processes and management of marine populations : proceedings of the Symposium on Spatial Processes and Management of Marine Populations, October 27-30, 1999, Anchorage, Alaska
University of Alaska Sea Grant College Program
Alaska Sea Grant College Program report, AK-SG-01-02.
In marine ecosystems, there is no empirical evidence for the utility of dispersal corridors in conservation, despite widespread migrations by mammals, fish, and invertebrates. We investigated the potential for a deepwater dispersal corridor (> 13 m depths) in protecting adult females of the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, en route from shallow-water nursery and mating areas to the spawning sanctuary in lower Chesapeake Bay.
Lipcius, Romuald N.; Seitz, Rochelle D.; Goldsborough, William J.; Montane, Marcel M.; and Stockhausen, William T., "A Deepwater Dispersal Corridor for Adult Female Blue Crabs in Chesapeake Bay" (2001). VIMS Books and Book Chapters. 129.