Stone Crab Trap

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Stone Crab Trap

The concrete bottom of a stone crab trap keeps it upright. Each weighs about 40 pounds.


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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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