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Three closed recirculating seawater systems designed for holding intermolt stage blue crabs are described and illustrated. Pertinent literature dealing with design criteria for closed systems is discussed. The biology of the blue crab is reviewed in relation to data required for design purposes. Cost and capacity of the systems are presented including provision for solar heating. Areas where future work is needed are identified.
Ogle, John T.; Perry, Harriet M.; and Nicholson, Larry, "Closed Recirculating Seawater Systems for Holding Intermolt Blue Crabs: Literature Review, Systems Design and Construction" (1982). GCRL Publications. 32.