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Green Crab Monitoring

Control and management of invasive European green crab along the south coast of British Columbia

Recorded June 4, 2024. This presentation is focussed on the impacts of European Green Crab (EGC) along the Pacific Coast and the methods of monitoring and control of this invasive species through two projects led by Coastal Restoration Society and its partners. The goals and results of a two-year industrial EGC trapping program and EGC early detection program and future management implications and other scientific collaborations will be discussed.

About Tyranna Souque

Tyranna Souque B. Sc is a Data Manager/Early Detection Lead with Coastal Restoration Society (CRS), an environmental non-profit based out of Vancouver Island, BC. In her position at CRS, Tyranna works alongside Indigenous governments and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada on two projects on the coast of Vancouver Island and the mainland that aim to control and mitigate the spread of invasive European green crab within British Columbia and collect integral information that will guide future management efforts.

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