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Chesapeake Bay Parasite Project

Scientists are studying sites all around the Chesapeake Bay to monitor the spread of an invasive parasitic barnacle that infects native white-fingered mud crabs. We are working to track their populations and need your help!

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Geographic Scope: Chesapeake Bay, Maryland

Project Status: Periodically active - recruiting volunteers

Participation Tasks: Data analysis, Measurement, Observation, Sample analysis, Specimen/sample collection,

Start Date: 2003-06-01

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Fields of Science: Animals, Biology, Ecology and environment, Nature and outdoors, Ocean/water and marine

Intended Outcomes: Research development, Individual learning, Conservation,