Atlantic Horseshoe Crab

Atlantic Horseshoe Crab – Limulus polyphemus

An adult Atlantic horseshoe crab on a beach Bill Perry, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Image Source What does an Atlantic horseshoe crab look like? The Atlantic horseshoe crab has a large protective shell. They have long spine-like tails and ten legs. Their shells are tan to dark brown and their legs are dark reddish …

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