Invaluable to the medical industry, the horseshoe crab is under threat

Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care


The horseshoe crab has survived every period of mass extinction in the last 450-million years, but now faces its greatest threats: wild capture for biomedical testing, together with capture for bait, climate change and habitat destruction. This in turn will detrimentally affect the surrounding ecosystems as well…

Read Full Article; Science Daily (07-05-2018)