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Horseshoe Crabs have 2 lateral Compound eyes on top. They Can see polarized light and see at night. They have a chitin exoskeleton, which also covers the eyes.
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Horseshoe crab (Limulus Polyphemus) Arthropod Keystone species lateral compound eyes night vision King crab scorpion and spider family ancient blue blood hemocyanin amebocyte lysate Fertilizer bait Harmless Telson (tail) Slipper limpets lateral compound eyes night vision ancient brown chitin exoskeleton
- Contained in galleries
- Arthropod - Aquatic, DELMAVA_ Delaware-Maryland-Virginia