Known as living fossils, horseshoe crabs have been around for hundreds of millions of years. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says according to reports, over the last 10, their population in the region has declined significantly. The reason for that decline is unknown. DEEP says one trawl survey they did shows that the horseshoe crab population appears to…
Scientists are unsure why the horseshoe crab population has declined in recent years, but some say it’s time to take action.
The Connecticut Audubon Society is calling for a ban on harvesting horseshoe crabs in Connecticut.