Bycatch: Gulf Calico Crab


Bycatch: Gulf Calico Crab

The gulf calico crab, Hepatus epheliticus, is covered in spots and has flat claws.

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FWC Facts:
Horseshoe crabs do not bite or sting. Despite the ferocious look of the tail, it is not used as a weapon, but to right themselves if they are flipped over by a wave.

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