Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department



Life History and Behaviour

Life History and Behaviour

Where do horseshoe crabs live?

How do horseshoe crabs grow with their "armours"?

How often do they molt?

How large can they grow?

How long can they live?

What and how do they eat?

How do they "breathe"?

How do they reproduce?

What do the eggs of horseshoe crabs look like?

What happens if a horseshoe crab is overturned?

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Last Review Date : 09 August 2013