Horseshoe crabs in Hong Kong

September 4, 2018

The living fossil...

 

 PHOTO: CHRIS DILLON

 

While diving Round island last Saturday, Chris came across this living fossil. It was a very special fing because of the rarity of the species.

Although it is called "crab", it is actually not, but taxonomically it is close to spiders and scorpions.

Read more general information and the HK status at the links below.

 

OPCF link

AFCD link

 

 

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