Scientific Publications

Alaska King Crab Research, Rehabilitation and Biology Program (AKCRRAB)

Journal articles and other scientific publications resulting from work related to the AKCRRAB project

2014

Copeman, L.A., B. Daly, G.L. Eckert, and J. Swingle. 2014. Storage and utilization of lipid classes and fatty acids during the early ontogeny of blue king crab, Paralithodes platypus. Aquaculture 424–425:86–94. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2013.12.025

Daly, B., and W.C. Long. 2014. Intra-guild predation among early benthic phase red and blue king crabs: Evidence for a habitat-mediated competitive advantage [PDF; 389 KB]. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 451:98–104. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2013.11.011

Daly, B., and W.C. Long. 2014. Inter-cohort cannibalism of early benthic phase blue king crabs (Paralithodes platypus): Alternate foraging strategies in different habitats lead to different functional responses [PDF; 352 KB]. PLoS ONE 9(2), e88694. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0088694

2013

Daly, B., G.L. Eckert, and T. White. 2013. Predation of hatchery-cultured juvenile red king crabs (Paralithodes camtschaticus) in the wild [PDF; 448 KB]. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 70:358–366. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2012-0377

Daly, B., and J.S. Swingle. 2013. High-density nursery culture of recently-settled blue king crabs (Paralithodes platypus): Comparisons to red king crabs (Paralithodes camtschaticus) [PDF; 430 KB]. Aquaculture 416-417:196-200. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2013.09.024

Daly, B., J.S. Swingle, and G.L. Eckert. 2013. Dietary astaxanthin supplementation for hatchery-cultured red king crab, Paralithodes camtschaticus, juveniles [PDF; 836 KB]. Aquacult. Nutr. 19:312–320. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1111/j.1365-2095.2012.00963.x

Long, W.C., K.M. Swiney, C. Harris, H.N. Page, and R.J. Foy. 2013. Effects of ocean acidification on juvenile red king crab (Paralithodes camtschaticus) and Tanner crab (Chionoecetes bairdi) growth, condition, calcification, and survival [PDF; 1.5 MB]. PLOS ONE 8, e60959. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0060959

Long, W.C., and L. Whitefield-Smith. 2013. Cannibalism in red king crab: Habitat, ontogeny, and the predator functional response. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 449:142–148. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2013.09.004

Stoner, A.W., L.A. Copeman, and M.L. Ottmar. 2013. Molting, growth, and energetics of newly-settled blue king crab: Effects of temperature and comparisons with red king crab [PDF; 767 KB]. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 442:10-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2013.02.002

Swingle, J.S., B. Daly, and J. Hetrick. 2013. Temperature effects on larval survival, larval period, and health of hatchery-reared red king crab, Paralithodes camtschaticus. Aquaculture 384–387:13–18. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2012.12.015

2012

Copeman, L.A., A.W. Stoner, M.L. Ottmar, B. Daly, C.C. Parrish, and G.L. Eckert. 2012. Total lipids, lipid classes, and fatty acids of newly settled red king crab (Paralithodes camtschaticus): Comparison of hatchery-cultured and wild crabs. J. Shellfish Res. 31:153–165. http://dx.doi.org/10.2983/035.031.0119

Daly, B., A.W. Stoner, and G.L. Eckert. 2012. Predator-induced behavioral plasticity of juvenile red king crabs (Paralithodes camtschaticus) [PDF; 572 KB]. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 429:47–54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2012.06.010

Daly, B., J. Swingle, and G.L. Eckert. 2012. Increasing hatchery production of juvenile red king crabs (Paralithodes camtschaticus) through size grading [PDF; 428 KB]. Aquaculture 364–365:206–211. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2012.08.034

Jensen, P., M. Purcell, F. Morado, and G.L. Eckert. 2012. Development of a real-time PCR assay for detection of planktonic red king crab (Paralithodes camtschaticus) (Tilesius 1815) larvae. J. Shellfish Res. 31(4):917–924. http://dx.doi.org/10.2983/035.031.0402

Long, W.C., J. Popp, K.M. Swiney, and S.B. Van Sant. 2012. Cannibalism in red king crab, Paralithodes camtschaticus (Tilesius, 1815): Effects of habitat type and predator density on predator functional response. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 422–423:101–106. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2012.04.019

Pirtle, J.L., G.L. Eckert, and A.W. Stoner. 2012. Habitat structure influences the survival and predator-prey interactions of early juvenile red king crab Paralithodes camtschaticus. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 465:169–184. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps09883

Stoutamore, J.L., C.N. Love, S.L. Lance, K.L. Jones, and D. Tallmon. 2012. Development of polymorphic microsatellite markers for blue king crab (Paralithodes platypus). Conservation Genet. Resour. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12686-012-9668-8

Swiney, K.M., W.C. Long, and S.L. Persselin. 2012. The effects of holding space on juvenile red king crab, Paralithodes camtschaticus (Tilesius, 1815), growth and survival. Aquacult. Res. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2109.2012.03105.x

2011

Herter, H., B. Daly, J. Swingle, and C. Lean. 2011. Morphometrics, fecundity, and hatch timing of blue king crabs (Paralithodes platypus) from the Bering Strait, Alaska, USA [PDF; 712 KB]. J. Crust. Biol. 31:304–312. http://dx.doi.org/10.1651/10-3348.1

2010

Daly, B. 2010. King crab rehabilitation in Alaska [PDF; 585 KB]. In: G. Bishop (ed.), Oncorhynchus, Newsletter of the Alaska Chapter, American Fisheries Society 30(3):1–4.

Persselin, S., and B. Daly. 2010. Diet and water source effects on larval red king crab cultivation [PDF; 392 KB]. In: G.H. Kruse, G.L. Eckert, R.J. Foy, R.N Lipcius, B. Sainte-Marie, D.L. Stram, and D. Woodby (eds.), Biology and Management of Exploited Crab Populations under Climate Change. Alaska Sea Grant, AK-SG-10-01, Fairbanks, pp. 479–494.

Pirtle, J.L., and A.W. Stoner. 2010. Red king crab (Paralithodes camtschaticus) early post-settlement habitat choice: Structure, food, and ontogeny. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 393:130–137. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2010.07.012

Stoner, A.W., M. Ottmar, and S. Haines. 2010. Temperature and habitat complexity mediate cannibalism in red king crab: Observations on activity, feeding, and prey defense mechanisms. J. Shellfish Res. 29:1005–1012. http://dx.doi.org/10.2983/035.029.0401

Stoner, A.W., M.L. Ottmar, and L.A. Copeman. 2010. Temperature effects on the molting, growth, and lipid composition of newly-settled red king crab, Paralithodes camtschaticus. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 393:138–147. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2010.07.011

2009

Daly, B., J.S. Swingle, and G.L. Eckert. 2009. Effects of diet, stocking density, and substrate on survival and growth of hatchery-cultured red king crab (Paralithodes camtschaticus) juveniles in Alaska, USA [PDF; 360 KB]. Aquaculture 293:68–73. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2009.04.010

Stoner, A.W. 2009. Habitat-mediated survival of newly settled red king crab in the presence of a predatory fish: Role of habitat complexity and heterogeneity. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 382:54–60. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2009.10.003