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Atlantic horseshoe crab

Limulus polyphemus

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9 Comments

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

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

JeanC.Fisher
JeanC.Fisher 9 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 9 years ago

REMINDS ME OF FLOYD BENNETT FIELD ON BROOKLYN NY 1994

windmustache
windmustache 9 years ago

Great spotting! Thanks for sharing.

elime
elime 9 years ago

about 10-12" in diameter.

artistatheart
artistatheart 9 years ago

What was the size of this crab?

p.young713
p.young713 9 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 9 years ago

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

p.young713
p.young713 9 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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