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Walking Sideways: The Remarkable World of Crabs

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Walking Sideways: The Remarkable World of Crabs

Lecture date: February 13, 2014. Judith S. Weis is a professor of biological sciences at Rutgers University.

In her lecture, she discussed her new book, Walking Sideways: The Remarkable World of Crabs. She explained their unique biology and natural history, as well as their use as food and commercial value in the fishing and aquaculture industries. Her presentation covered all things crab, from the recently discovered Yeti crab found in deep sea vents to the Dungeness crabs typically seen only on dinner plates and the hermit crabs often kept as pets.

Video Posted: April 1, 2014 | Running time: 48:01

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