Instructions & Data Sheets

Horseshoe Crab Spawning Survey Dates and Protocols
Instructions, survey times, and associated data sheets for the 2014 Horseshoe crab spawning season

2014 Spawning Survey Dates  

   May 12, 14, 16 (Full moon)

May 26, 28, 30 (New moon)     June 11, 13, 15 (Full moon)

June 25, 27, 29 (New moon)      July 10, 12, 14  (Full 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