Skip to main content

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!

Project URL: serc.si.edu

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

Project Contact: cawooda@si.edu

Federal Government Sponsor:

ASSI logo

Other Federal Government Sponsor:

Name of Nonfederal Sponsors:

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

Intended Outcomes: Research development, Individual learning, Conservation,