Science Serving Maryland's Coasts

R/F-66

Genetic analysis of adult and larval blue crabs in Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

Robert W. Chapman

Start/End Year: 

1990 to 1994

Institution: 

Johns Hopkins University

Topic(s): 

Description: 

Assess genetic variation in adult blue crabs from Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries as well as Delaware Bay and Pamlico Sound. Examine genetic variation in recently metamorphosed individuals.