Horseshoe Crab monitoring data summary

2011

Big Egg
Sample nights: 15
Total crabs counted: 4,406 (294 per sample night)
Total males counted: 3,329 (76% of total)
Total females counted: 1,077 (24% of total)
Low count: 0 (May 1st and 3rd)
High count: 1,478 (June 1st)

Dead Horse Bay
Sample nights: 13
Total crabs counted: 4,269 (328 per sample night)
Total males counted: 3,142 (74% of total)
Total females counted: 1,127 (26% of total)
Low count: 0 (May 15th)
High count: 1,103 (June 3rd)

Plum Beach
Sample nights: 15
Total crabs counted in quadrats: 2,029 (135 per sample night)
Total males counted in quadrats: 1,592 (78% of total)
Total females counted in quadrats: 437 (22% of total)
Low count: 0 (May 3rd)
High count: 552 (June 1st)

2010

Plum Beach
Sample nights: 11
Total crabs counted in quadrats: 1,493 (136 per sample night)
Total males counted in quadrats: 1,072 (72% of total)
Total females counted in quadrats: 421 (28% of total)
Low count: 0 (May 11th)
High count: 651 (May 29th)

2009

Plum Beach
Sample nights: 14
Total crabs counted in quadrats: 2,091 (149 per sample night)
Total males counted in quadrats: 1,545 (74% of total)
Total females counted in quadrats: 546 (26% of total)
Low count: 3 (May 7th)
High count: 362 (June 7th)

Our website is protected by DMC Firewall!