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Fieldwork in the Mudflats

Lisa Jean Moore

in Catch and Release: The Enduring Yet Vulnerable Horseshoe Crab

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479876303
eISBN:
9781479848096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876303.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter introduces the book by providing some background about the horseshoe crabs and presenting the foundation of theory (and paradigm). I stress that I am approaching the book from a ... More


Bled

Lisa Jean Moore

in Catch and Release: The Enduring Yet Vulnerable Horseshoe Crab

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479876303
eISBN:
9781479848096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876303.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

In 1964, Limulus amoebocyte lysate (LAL), developed from horseshoe crab blood, was discovered as an effective pryogen test. Limulus blood reacts to endotoxins by forming a gel. The LAL test, ... More


Amplexed

Lisa Jean Moore

in Catch and Release: The Enduring Yet Vulnerable Horseshoe Crab

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479876303
eISBN:
9781479848096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876303.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Monitoring, describing and interpreting horseshoe crab reproduction makes up a large portion of research on the species. Based primarily on my fieldwork in Cedar Key, Florida, during a horseshoe crab ... More


Conclusion: From the Sea

Lisa Jean Moore

in Catch and Release: The Enduring Yet Vulnerable Horseshoe Crab

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479876303
eISBN:
9781479848096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876303.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Apprehending horseshoe crabs in unexpected places fuels a deeper understanding of the value of projects such as this one. This chapter examines the different lingering questions at the end of this ... More


Catch and Release: The Enduring Yet Vulnerable Horseshoe Crab

Lisa Jean Moore

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479876303
eISBN:
9781479848096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876303.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Based on a multimethod study that centers on interviews with over 30 conservationists, field biologists, ecologists, paleontologists and over 3 years of my fieldwork on urban beaches in the New York ... More


Xiphosura

Barbara A. Battelle, Andy Sombke, and Steffen Harzsch

in Structure and Evolution of Invertebrate Nervous Systems

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199682201
eISBN:
9780191813436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682201.003.0036
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Xiphosura are an early branching sister taxa to Arachnida, which together comprise the group Euchelicerata. Because they appear to have retained many plesiomorphic features, xiphosurans are seen as a ... More


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