Slaughter Beach Delaware

"A Horseshoe Crab Sanctuary"

A Certified Wildlife Habitat Community

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Horseshoe Crab Spawning Survey and Training Set

2024 Annual Slaughter Beach Horseshoe Crab Spawning Survey Since 1990, surveys have been conducted of horseshoe crabs spawning in Delaware Bay. Despite the horseshoe crab’s importance to the ecology of Delaware Bay, little is known about its population status. Spawning surveys give scientists an index of the population to assist them in the management of [...]

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