Thursday, August 29, 2013

Tagging the Horseshoe Crab

We have had two previous posts on Avalonia eTrails about tagging the horseshoe crabs that make their way to Sandy Point to spawn (here, and here). Now you can see the action yourself. The tags enable researchers with Project Limulus to study the ecology of Long Island Sound horseshoe crabs by tracking their movements. Nature videographer Gerry Krausse recorded a group of taggers at the end of June. He produced this short video documenting the evening:

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