The North American horseshoe crab, Limulus polyphemus, is
the only species of horseshoe crab in the western hemisphere.
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FWC Facts:Pyrodinium bahamense, an HAB organism that blooms each summer in Tampa Bay and Indian River Lagoon, chemically lights up to glow in the dark. This is called bioluminescence.
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