Thursday, August 6, 2015

The fate of horseshoe crabs in the Straits of Malacca

Horseshoe crabs inhabiting along the Straits of Malacca are commonly caught by fishermen using drift net. Some are caught by hand. These animals could end their life at the nearby seafood restaurants or being sold to buyers from Thailand.

A villager enjoyed the morning sun with his grandson and the horseshoe crab catch 

This hatchery is a holding place for thousands of horseshoe crabs 

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