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Have you been seeing more spider crabs than usual lately? Nicole Rosenfeld, an Aquarium educator, reports back from our Research Vessel Oceanic (R/VO) about their most recent hauls and how they’ve seen unusually high catches of spider crabs. In my … Continue reading

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An educator shows visitors a spider crab or Libinia emarginata. A creature of Long Island Sound, the spider crab is a scavenger of the ocean floor feasting on dead fish and even sea stars. In a show of style, the … Continue reading

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