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Mating Pair

Blue crabs can only mate when females are soft after a molt. A male will guard a female that is close to molting.


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FWC Facts:
Hard corals are corals with 6 tentacles or multiples of 6 (e.g., 6, 12, 18, 24). Octocorals have 8 tentacles.

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