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Explanations for correct choices in lobster settling-quiz:

DAY/NIGHT

DEEP WATER/SHALLOW WATER

EBB TIDE/FLOOD TIDE

FULL MOON/NEW MOON

If you made all the correct choices, you show good managerial skills, at least for lobster fisheries...

NIGHT: the pueruli would be more visible to predators in the daytime

SHALLOW WATER: deep water is not advantageous...where are the nice seagrass beds in deep water?

FLOOD TIDE: it would be harder for the pueruli to swim into shore against an ebbing tide

NEW MOON: the dark of the new moon would minimise predation by visual predators

 
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