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Female life-history parameters in the introduced red king crab (Paralithodes camtschaticus, Tilesius 1815) in the Barents Sea : a study of temporal and spatial variation in three Norwegian fjords.
(Doctoral thesis; Doktorgradsavhandling, 2012-08-28)
The red king crab (Paralithodes camtschaticus) was deliberately introduced to the Barents Sea by Russian scientists during the 1960s, with the purpose to improve coastal fishery and thus improve the local economy. Since the red king crab was caught for the first time in the Varangerfjorden area, the stock has increased in abundance and expanded westward inhabiting coastal areas along the coast of ...