Fauna

Fauna of interest are coquina clams (Donax spp.) and mole crabs (Emerita talpoida). Both species are common filter feeders found in the swash zone and prey to many beach dwelling organisms and seabirds.


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FWC Facts:
A shrimp escapes predators by quickly pulling its abdomen in toward its carapace (body). This motion shoots it through the water backward.

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