Bycatch: Stone Crab

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Bycatch: Stone Crab

Stone crabs, Menippe sp., are found throughout Tampa Bay.


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FWC Facts:
Seagrasses occupy only 0.1 percent of the sea floor, yet are responsible for 12 percent of the organic carbon buried in the ocean, which helps reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide.

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