Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

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Female Horseshoe Crab

In female horseshoe crabs, the first pair of legs looks similar to the next three pairs.


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Shrimping is done at night because at least two of the principal shrimp species harvested in Florida, the pink shrimp and the brown shrimp, are nocturnal.

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