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These are representative examples of hook sizes and styles researchers observed during the tarpon catch-and-release mortality study in Boca Grande Pass from 2002 to 2004.


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FWC Facts:
Horseshoe crabs do not bite or sting. Despite the ferocious look of the tail, it is not used as a weapon, but to right themselves if they are flipped over by a wave.

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