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Atlantic Horseshoe Crab

Limulus polyphemus

Description:

Big horseshoe crab. Dead, unfortunately.

Habitat:

Found on a sand bar in shallow water, at beach on Hilton Head island. It might have been washed up by a storm, though, and have been in deeper water when living.

Notes:

Location is approximate.

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Mandy Hollman
Spotted by
Mandy Hollman

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, USA

Spotted on Apr 21, 2012
Submitted on Apr 23, 2012

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