S.C. Sea Grant Consortium

S.C. Sea Grant Publications

Research Needs for the Sustainable Management of Crustacean Resources in the South Atlantic Bight

This report from an April 2014 S.C. Department of Natural Resources two-day workshop, co-sponsored by the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium, details specific research needs for shrimp, blue crab, horseshoe crab, and stone crab species. The report discusses the effects of disease, habitat condition and loss, climate change, stock assessment, and fishery practices for each, and identifies research priorities.