Young naturalist inspecting a horseshoe crab shell. The carapace was empty.
If this was a live animal, picking up by tail could cause injury to the crab.
Image ID: line0682, NOAA's America's Coastlines Collection
Location: Maryland, Lower Patuxent River
Photo Date: 1985 Summer
Photographer: Mary Hollinger, NODC biologist, NOAA
Category: Coastline/Chesapeake Bay Maryland/
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