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INVERTEBRATES & MORE

We have a wide array of invertebrates and other critters to meet and discover in our tidal pool touch tanks!

Horseshoe Crab

Limulus polyphemus

Lifespan: 20 years

Max size: 2 feet long,1 foot wide

Diet: Worms and Clams, maybe green algae

Conservation status: Not Listed

Fun Fact: We date back in the fossil record 450 million years, making us older than dinosaurs!

Hermit Crab

Clibanarius vittatus

Lifespan: unknown

Max size: 14-17 cm long, 10 cm wide

Diet: Worms and Clams, maybe green algae

Conservation status: Not Listed

Fun Fact: As we grow, we find new snail shells to protect us! Sometimes we even fight over the nicest shells.

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1722 North Pinellas Avenue

Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

(727) 938-5378

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