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Aspects of the population dynamics of Neosarmatium meinerti at Mgazana, a warm temperate mangrove swamp in the East Cape, South Africa, investigated using an indirect method

Aspects of the population dynamics of Neosarmatium meinerti at Mgazana, a warm temperate mangrove swamp in the East Cape, South Africa, investigated using an indirect method

Hydrobiologia 449: 221-229

ISSN/ISBN: 0018-8158

DOI: 10.1023/a:1017506917996

Twelve 1 m2 quadrats were ramdomly staked out in the N. meinerti zone throughout the mangrove swamp at Mgazana. Every month between 1995 and 1996, the numbers and positions of the holes falling within the quadrats were measured and recorded. A wide size range of N. meinerti was then caught within the mouths of their burrows and measured to yield a significant crab size-hole size relationship. Data was then analysed using cohort analysis and regression.

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