Horseshoe Crab in Massachusetts

A small horseshoe crab (Limulus polyphemus) rests on seaweed in Stage Harbor, Massachusetts. Atlantic horseshoe crabs can be found along the coast of North America from the Yucatán Peninsula to Maine. Read more about how the copper-based blue blood of horseshoe crabs has helped the medical industry

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Submitted by The Ocean Portal Team on

Good catch, thank you! We've corrected this. And thank you for sharing your beautiful image through the Creative Commons!

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on

Hi there, I am the author of this image (thanks for sharing) and I just wanted to make a small correction - this was taken from Stage Harbor, Mass - I was on Cape Cod at the time. Thanks