Bycatch: Gulf Calico Crab

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Bycatch: Gulf Calico Crab

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


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Some biologists feel that mullet jump because they are trying to remove parasites. Others believe it may be part of schooling behavior in mullet.

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