In this activity, students examine the form and function of different horseshoe crab anatomical features.
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- Hooray for Horseshoe Crabs!
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Students should understand that:
- Horseshoe crabs are arthropods, but are not true crabs.
- Horseshoe crabs are benthic or bottom dwellers.
- Horseshoe crabs move along the bottom of the ocean or estuary using their ten legs.
- Horseshoe crabs leave the water to crawl onto the beach to lay their eggs in the sand.