Limulus polyphemus

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Limulus polyphemus

The North American horseshoe crab, Limulus polyphemus, is the only species of horseshoe crab in the western hemisphere.


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FWC Facts:
Most horseshoe crab nesting activity takes place during high tides in the three days before and after a new or full moon.

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