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Did you know that the horseshoe crab (Limulus polyphemus) has inhabited the earth for over 300 million years? If you are hunting for more information about this prehistoric animal, check out this website which was created by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Mid-Atlantic Sea Grant Programs to share research-based information about horseshoe crabs with the public. The site contains the following sections: History & Biology, Human Use, Research, Shorebird Connection, and Fisheries Management. The sections are fairly brief and concise, but some contain several sub-sections. The website also includes a list of other online resources.

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    Science -- Biological and life sciences,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,Science,Life Science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20111120194747386T,NSDL

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    English

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