horseshoe crab mating

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Horseshoe crab (mating) Royalty Free Stock Photo
Horseshoe crab (mating) Royalty Free Stock Photo
Horseshoe crab ashore on beige silica sand beach Royalty Free Stock Photo
Horseshoe crab attempting to make it's way down the beach sand Royalty Free Stock Photo
Horseshoe crabs mating on the beach Royalty Free Stock Photo
Atlantic horseshoe crab, Limulus polyphemus Royalty Free Stock Photo
Atlantic horseshoe crab, Limulus polyphemus Royalty Free Stock Photo
Horseshoe crab (mating)
Horseshoe crabs mating Royalty Free Stock Photo
Mating Horseshoe Crabs Royalty Free Stock Photo
Atlantic horseshoe crab, Limulus polyphemus Royalty Free Stock Photo
Atlantic horseshoe crab, Limulus polyphemus Royalty Free Stock Photo
Atlantic horseshoe crab, Limulus polyphemus Royalty Free Stock Photo
Atlantic horseshoe crab, Limulus polyphemus Royalty Free Stock Photo
Atlantic horseshoe crab, Limulus polyphemus Royalty Free Stock Photo
Two atlantic horseshoe crab (Limulus polyphemus) mating. Female (larger) in front, male attached in back. Horseshoe Crabs are chelicerate arthropod. Despite its name, it is more closely related to spiders, ticks, and scorpions than to crabs. Refered to as living Fossils horseshoe crabs been around for over 350 million years. Horseshoe crabs are valuable as a species to the medical research community. The horseshoe crab has a substance called Limulus Amebocyte Lysate (LAL) is used to test for bacterial endotoxins in pharmaceuticals and for several bacterial diseases. I do research on Horseshoe crabs, contact me if you need more info on this species.


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