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Horseshoe Crab,
#000071

Image Title: Horseshoe Crab,
Genus species: Limulus polyphemus,
Serial Number: 000071
Caption: Horseshoe Crab (Limulus polyphemus), Gulf of Maine. A horseshoe crab walking on the sand. It is not actually a crab and is more closely related to spiders. Gulf of Maine ZC9CC-536
Key Words: limulus polyphemus, l. polyphemus, limulus, polyphemus, horseshoe crab, horseshoe crabs, crab, crabs, arthropod, arthropods, merostomate, merostomates, merostomata, animal, animals, marine, marine life, shell, shells, aquatic, aquatic life, underwater, sea life, carapace, carapaces, shellfish, shellfishes, invertebrate, invertebrates, telson, telsons, tail, tails, book gill, book gills, walking legs, cape may, bait, new england, chitin, eye, eyes, compound eye, compound eyes, gulf of maine
Destination: Gulf of Maine
Location: Rockport, Ma
Category: Underwater - Cold Ocean
Subcategory: Arthropod
Original Format: 35mm slide film