Limulus Drawing
The Horseshoe Crab
The following is an index of all in-depth information pages,
with listings of the topic subsections contained on each page.

  • Assessing the Population
  • Habitat Considerations
  • Present Condition of Habitats
  • Who Harvests Horseshoe Crabs?
  • Biological And Environmental Impacts
  • Socioeconomic Impacts

Horseshoe Ecology

  • Ecological Importance of Horseshoe Crabs
  • Horseshoe Crabs and Their Neighbors
  • Living On Limulus
  • Spawning
  • Eggs and Nests
  • Growth and Diet
  • Adults
  • Males versus Females
  • Sources Of Natural Mortality

Range and Habitat

  • Range and Distribution
  • Environmental Requirements
  • Stock Assessment Summary