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Report sightings of horseshoe crab mating activity in Florida

Horseshoe crabs in Cedar Key, Florida (file photo)
Posted at 5:12 AM, Mar 11, 2019

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission needs your help tracking horseshoe crabs.

Biologists at the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute have initiated a statewide survey to identify nesting beaches where horseshoe crabs mate and lay eggs.

With the help of the public, researchers hope to identify the Florida beaches where they are living.

Click here to fill out the state’s survey and detail the location of the sighting, date, time and number of horseshoe crabs you spotted.