Crab-data: Crab data

Description Usage Format Source References

Description

A database containing allometric measures and other atribbutes of 223 crabs of the specie Chionoectes tanneri. The variables carapace width and chela heigth were published in Somerton & Donaldson (1996).

Usage

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Format

A data frame with different variables:

year

month

carapace_width (mm.)

carapace_length (mm.)

chela_heigth (mm.)

chela_width (mm.)

sex_category (m: male, f: female).

Source

Somerton, D. A., & Donaldson, W. (1996). Contribution of the biology of the grooved and triangle Tanner crabs, Chionoecetes tanneri and C. angulatus, in the eastern Bering Sea. Fishery Bulletin, 94(2), 348-357.

References

Watters, G., & Hobday, A. J. (1998). A new method for estimating the morphometric size at maturity of crabs. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 55(3), 704-714.


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