The Horseshoe Crab
For many, the horseshoe crab is a childhood acquaintance, first introduced by a fierce-looking shell on a sandy beach.
For ecologists, the horseshoe is an important creature a vastly adaptable generalist that predates most species on the planet, with a lifecyle that is interlocked with other animals.
For the scientist, the limuli are an intriguing puzzle, offering insights into evolution, bacteria, vision and species- interdependence.
We invite you to explore the website and discover this remarkable creature...
Take a closer look and learn about their incredible age, remarkable eyes, amazing life cycle and more... See Natural History
So, where can you see horseshoe crabs? If you’re looking to find one (or if you’ve just spotted one), take a look at our international sightings maps... See Crab Sightings
Explore the art created by our young environmental stewards... See the winners of our annual Young Voices: Horseshoe Crab & the Arts Competition
Find out what you can do to help protect and conserve this remarkable creature. There’s lots of ways to get involved.
Gifts for crab lovers that support horseshoe conservation at the same time... Visit the Company Store.