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Atlantic Horseshoe Crab

Limulus polyphemus (Linnaeus 1758)

Limulus polyphemus (Atlantic Horseshoe Crab) is a species of Xiphosurida in the family horseshoe crabs. They are listed as vulnerable by IUCN. They are native to The Nearctic, Atlantic Ocean, and The Neotropics. Individuals can grow to 60 cm.

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EOL has data for 35 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Atlantic Horseshoe Crab. View this species on GBIF