Fish and Wildlife Research Institute


Limb Buds

Crabs can regenerate lost limbs. A soft limb bud appears first, which will become the new claw after the crab molts.

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FWC Facts:
The life expectancy for Gulf sturgeon is 20-42 years. The oldest age documented for a tagged and recaptured Suwannee River Gulf sturgeon is about 27-28 years.

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