Bycatch: Gulf Calico Crab


Bycatch: Gulf Calico Crab

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

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FWC Facts:
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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