Instructions & Data Sheets

Horseshoe Crab Spawning Survey Dates and Protocols
Instructions, survey times, and associated data sheets for the 2013 Horseshoe crab spawning season

2013 Spawning Survey Dates  

   May 8, 10, 12 (New moon)

May 23, 25, 27 (Full moon)     June 6, 8, 10 (New moon)

June 21, 23, 25 (Full moon)      July 6, 8, 10  (New moon)

Day and night high tides will be surveyed on the above dates. Tidal times are available in PDF format below for General Areas in CT and NY. 

Spawning Survey Protocol and Data Sheet                                                                                            ‌‎

Spawning Survey Times by General Area:
(Please verify the time of high tide at your survey beach prior to the first survey as there could be a slight deviation from the tide chart)