What Do Horseshoe Crabs Eat?


One thing that horseshoe crabs will eat is worms. They will also eat mollusks and other small types of fish. A horseshoe crab tastes very rubbery and many people do not like the taste of it.
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Horseshoe crabs are really crabs, they are more like spiders and scorpions. They are predators and scavengers, so they will eat anything that they can walk over and crush. An interesting thing about horseshoe crabs, is that their blood is used to test all injectable and intravenous drugs used in the US. You can find more information here: http://www. mbl. edu/marine_org/images/animals/Limulus/animal/eat. html
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