Great Bay

Four horseshoe crabs partially submerged near shoreline

Crabs in Peril

New research from UNH has found that horseshoe crabs, whose blue blood is harvested by the biomedical industry for its unique ability to test devices and injectable drugs for contamination, spawn less and remain in deeper water after being bled. The findings suggest that current bleeding practices... Read More

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