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Lost trap on beach

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View more photos and watch a video about lobster trap debris research in the Florida Keys.

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Researchers study the impacts of lost lobster traps on the environment.

FWC Facts:
Blue crabs have specially modified back legs, called swimmerets, which rotate at 20-40 revolutions per minute, allowing the crab to quickly swim through the water.

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