Minute horse shoe crabs raised by the secondary school students to be released 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).