Bycatch: Gulf Calico Crab

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Bycatch: Gulf Calico Crab

The gulf calico crab, Hepatus epheliticus, is covered in spots and has flat claws.


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Like a message in a bottle, “Please Release” on an external tag tells anglers that researchers are tracking a fish implanted with an acoustic tag.

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