Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: South Carolina
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

South Carolina Project


Use of Horseshoe Crab Eggs by Migratory Shorebirds

January 2015 - December 2016


Personnel

Participating Agencies

  • SC DNR

The goal of the research is to enhance our understanding of the relationships between migratory shorebirds, particularly Red Knots, and spawning horseshoe crabs. Our objectives are to survey horseshoe crabs at key sites in South Carolina from March – June of 2015 and 2016.

Presentations Presentation Date
Takahashi, F., P.G.R. Jodice, F. Sanders. 2016. Shorebird utilization of horseshoe crab eggs at Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge, South Carolina. The Wildlife Society, Durham, North Carolina. [Poster] 2016-10-15
Takahashi, F.*, P.G.R. Jodice, F. Sanders. 2016. Shorebird utilization of horseshoe crab eggs at Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge, South Carolina. The Waterbird Society, New Bern, North Carolina. 2016-09-22
Theses and Dissertations Publication Date
Takahashi, Fumika. 2016. Shorebird Utilization of Horseshoe Crab (Limulus polyphemus) Eggs at Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge, South Carolina. MS Thesis, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina. 2016-12-31