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Blue Blood

Horseshoe crab blood contains hemocyanin (a molecule based on copper), which gives it a blue tinge.


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FWC Facts:
Bay scallops are bivalve molluscs occurring from New England through Texas. In Fla., they can be harvested in Gulf state waters from Hernando Co. to Mexico Beach Canal in Bay Co.

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