Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology

A Living Fossil- The Maryland Horseshoe Crab

Want to see a baby horseshoe crab do a cartwheel? Check out this video to learn more about the growth process of this amazing living fossil. Horseshoe crabs have remained relatively unchanged for millions of years, this means they date back to a time before the dinosaurs! Follow along as IMET's Dr. Sook Chung collects, hatches, and observes the development of 100 horseshoe crab eggs!

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The mission of IMET is to develop innovative approaches to protect and restore coastal marine systems and their watersheds, sustainably use resources in ways to benefit human well-being, and to integrate research excellence with education, training and economic development.

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