Ovigerous Female

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Ovigerous Female

Egg-bearing females are called ovigerous. These eggs are orange because they still have a lot of yolk.


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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.

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