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Horseshoe Crabs in the Americas

 

Horseshoe Crabs in Asia

05/27/19

Grilled Horseshoe Crabs a Big Hit in Malaysia

Malaysia: A stall offering exotic seafood, belangkas bakar (grilled horseshoe crabs), is attracting visitors at Padang Wahid Ramadan Bazaar in Kedawang. According to seller, Zaitun Jaafar, 22, horseshoe crabs prepared in various cooking styles — grilled, boiled, cooked in sambal, masak lemak cili padi and kerabustyle are offered at her stall daily. download the pdf.

01/11/19

The Fourth International Workshop on the Science and Conservation of Horseshoe Crabs

China: In early 2005, ERDG and a number of horseshoe crab biologists and conservationists from around the world began discussions about the need to have a forum in which we could meet, exchange ideas, and plan future research and conservation strategies. This effort culminated in the 1st International Workshop on the Science and Conservation of Horseshoe Crabs, held in the fall of 2007, in New York, USA. After which, it was decided to hold these workshops every four years at locations throughout the four horseshoe crab species spawning range. The 2nd workshop was held in Hong Kong, June 13 -16, 2011. The 3rd workshop was held in Sasebo City, Japan, June 15 -19, 2015. The 4th workshop will be held in Qinzhou City, Guangxi Zhuang, ARC on June 15 -20, 2019. learn more

 

 

Horseshoe Crabs in Europe

ERDG in the News

05/16/19

ERDG’s Horseshoe Crab Stranding Mitigation Project

Delaware: In late April a partnership between DNREC, the Veterans Conservation Corps and the Ecological Research & Development Group (ERDG) installed a 350-foot wooden temporary storm fence across a stretch of beach to prevent horseshoe crab strandings on one of the most productive spawning beaches in the world. download the pdf.

01/11/19

The Fourth International Workshop on the Science and Conservation of Horseshoe Crabs

China: In early 2005, ERDG and a number of horseshoe crab biologists and conservationists from around the world began discussions about the need to have a forum in which we could meet, exchange ideas, and plan future research and conservation strategies. This effort culminated in the 1st International Workshop on the Science and Conservation of Horseshoe Crabs, held in the fall of 2007, in New York, USA. After which, it was decided to hold these workshops every four years at locations throughout the four horseshoe crab species spawning range. The 2nd workshop was held in Hong Kong, June 13 -16, 2011. The 3rd workshop was held in Sasebo City, Japan, June 15 -19, 2015. The 4th workshop will be held in Qinzhou City, Guangxi Zhuang, ARC on June 15 -20, 2019. learn more