Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

spider-crab.jpg

Bycatch: Common Spider Crab

The common spider crab, Libinia emarginata, is often attracted to our traps.


Image Credit: FWC



FWC Facts:
Four species of horseshoe crabs exist today. Only one species, Limulus polyphemus, is found in North America, along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts from Maine to Mexico.

Learn More at AskFWC