Bycatch: Common Spider Crab

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Bycatch: Common Spider Crab

The common spider crab, Libinia emarginata, is often attracted to our traps.


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FWC Facts:
Blue crabs have specially modified back legs, called swimmerets, which rotate at 20-40 revolutions per minute, allowing the crab to quickly swim through the water.

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