Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

limb-buds.jpg

Limb Buds

Crabs can regenerate lost limbs. A soft limb bud appears first, which will become the new claw after the crab molts.


Image Credit: FWC



FWC Facts:
Horseshoe crabs are not crabs. They are in a class by themselves and are more closely related to spiders, scorpions and ticks.

Learn More at AskFWC