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Atlantic horseshoe crab

Limulus polyphemus

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9 Comments

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 11 years ago

yes..sad to see dead ones....

JeanC.Fisher
JeanC.Fisher 11 years ago

The horseshoes are so prehistoric looking... Sad that the oil spill ruined the habitat of so many unique and interesting creatures... So sad...

FalishaFleisher
FalishaFleisher 11 years ago

REMINDS ME OF FLOYD BENNETT FIELD ON BROOKLYN NY 1994

windmustache
windmustache 11 years ago

Great spotting! Thanks for sharing.

elime
elime 11 years ago

about 10-12" in diameter.

artistatheart
artistatheart 11 years ago

What was the size of this crab?

p.young713
p.young713 11 years ago

Oh yes I saw a few dead crabs, I have not seen any Jelly fish since the oil spill. I put all my Gulf siteings into the mission by joining and then click edit to add the mission.

elime
elime 11 years ago

No but I need to! This was just about a month after the spill.

p.young713
p.young713 11 years ago

Good photo! I have not seen these recently here in Florida. Did you join the mission Gulf oil impact? I have put a few photos on their of wildlife and plants I found on the Gulf.

elime
Spotted by
elime

Mobile, Alabama, USA

Spotted on May 19, 2010
Submitted on Sep 22, 2011

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