Mud crab feeding experiment

Mud crab feeding experiment

The feeding habits of mud crabs were measured while the crabs reacted to chemicals in blue crab urine that cause the crabs to hide. Blue crabs prey upon mud crabs, and the chemicals alert the mud crabs to predatory danger. Credit: Georgia Tech / Remy Poulin

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College of Sciences, News Room, Research Horizons

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Research, Biotechnology, Health, Bioengineering, Genetics, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Environment, Life Sciences and Biology
Keywords
mud crabs, urine chemicals, metabolites, Metabolomics, Kubanek, environmental chemistry, oysters, marine ecosystems, marine signals, blue crabs
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  • Created By: Ben Brumfield
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Jan 8, 2018 - 3:36pm
  • Last Updated: Jan 8, 2018 - 3:36pm