Amplexus Horseshoe Crabs on Oyster Racks – Delaware Bay, 2018


A pair of amplexus horseshoe crabs (Limulus polyphemus) navigating oyster racks visualized using a DIDSON sonar system. Images were taken as part of study done by Rutgers University’s Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory investigating interactions between horseshoe crab beach migrations and oyster aquaculture in Delaware Bay, NJ.