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two horseshoe crabs spawn, one with an acoustic tag mounted on top of it

New project tracks horseshoe crabs in the Indian River Lagoon, largest nesting site in the state

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February 18, 2022

For the first time, horseshoe crabs in the Indian River Lagoon will be tracked with acoustic tags that monitor their movements and behavior. Monitoring animal movement with acoustic tags can provide data that helps manage the ecosystems those ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: Florida Department Of Environmental Protection, Florida Horseshoe Crab Watch, Florida Sea Grant, Horseshoe Crabs, UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County

Horseshoe crabs need your love, South Florida. Join the Florida Horseshoe Crab Watch on Feb. 12

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February 3, 2022

Horseshoe crabs are a vital part of Florida’s coastal ecology. Their eggs are a major food source for shorebirds migrating north as well as many fish species. A statewide Horseshoe Crab Watch is expanding into Miami-Dade County and ... READ MORE

Category: Events, UF/IFAS
Tags: Ana Zangroniz, Florida Horseshoe Crab Watch, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Agents, Wildlife Conservation

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