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horseshoe crab
a large marine arthropod, Limulus polyphemus, of shallow coastal waters of eastern North America and eastern Asia, having both compound and simple eyes, book gills, a stiff tail, and a brown carapace curved like a horseshoe: a living fossil related to the woodlouse.
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Horseshoe crab - Wikipedia


Horseshoe crabs are marine arthropods of the family Limulidae and order Xiphosura or Xiphosurida, that live primarily in and around shallow ocean waters on ...

Jamaica Bay Park - Horseshoe Crabs in New York City - NYC Parks ...


Every May and June, horseshoe crabs emerge from the sea onto the beaches at Jamaica Bay Park. Female horseshoe crabs arrive on the beaches to lay their ...

Facts About Horseshoe Crabs


Ancestors of horseshoe crabs date back over 450 million years--long before the age of the dinosaurs.

10 Hard-Shelled Facts About Horseshoe Crabs | Mental Floss


Sep 21, 2015 ... This makes it the world's oldest-known horseshoe crab. Four species are with us today, all of which closely resemble their long-extinct ...

Horseshoe Crab - National Wildlife Federation


Learn about the biology, range and behaviors of the horseshoe crab.

New York Horseshoe Crab Monitoring Network


New York Horseshoe Crab Cornell Cooperative Extension.

www.ask.com/youtube?q=Horseshoe Crabs&v=Bm81EQ2hgVE
Oct 9, 2013 ... Rumors of an alien creature killed in Chelyabinsk Russia spread all over the news. It was no alien but a horseshoe crab, a prehistoric living ...

The Horseshoe Crab: Natural History, Anatomy, Conservation and ...


A comprehensive exploration of horseshoe crab natural history, anatomy and conservation: contains research and educational material, plus collections of ...