Secondary school students release a juvenile horseshoe crabs that has been artificially-bred by City University of Hong Kong, and collectively releasing them into the wild after about six months. Chinese horseshoe crab, Tachypleus tridentatus, Ha Pak Nai is a wetland area, mud-bank in the Yuen Long District facing Deep Bay, New territories, Hong Kong, China. Horseshoe crabs are not crabs at all, but are most closely related to spiders, scorpions and trilobites. Tachypleus tridentatus is a species of horseshoe crab found in the seas off China, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Vietnam. IUCN status is; data deficient.
This Image is a part of the mission Wild Sea Hong Kong (Wild Wonders of China).
- Magnus Lundgren/Wild Wonders of China www.wildwondersofchina.com firstname.lastname@example.org
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- Contained in galleries
- Hong Kong - Coast, wetland & forest