Fish and Wildlife Research Institute


Bycatch: Pear Whelk

We catch the pear whelk, Busycotpus spiratus, in blue crab traps, but not stone crab traps.

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Panthers space themselves so they will have enough food. If panthers lived close together, all the deer would soon be gone, and there wouldn't be enough to eat.

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