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Looking Out for Horseshoe Crabs

Horseshoe crabs spawning.Credit: Bill Hall, Univ. Delaware Sea Grant Horseshoe crabs spawning on a beach.Credit: FL Fish & Wildlife Commission The female is the larger of the two horseshoe crabs.Credit: Fotosearch -Stock Photo Spring is here and that can only mean one thing, horseshoe crabs! That’s right it’s horseshoe crab survey time! Each spring the …

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Be on the lookout for horseshoe crabs

 Bill Mahan County Extension Director Franklin bmahan@ufl.edu   Spring is around the corner and that can only mean one thing, horseshoe crabs! That’s right it’s horseshoe crab survey time! Horseshoe crab blood looks blue. Photo Credits: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Each spring the scientists Florida Fish & Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI) look for …

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