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Letter: Horseshoe crabs over-harvested

A baby horseshoe crab is held out of

A baby horseshoe crab is held out of a tank at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Credit: David L. Pokress

I've witnessed the delivery of truckloads of horseshoe crabs headed for Delaware and Maryland for use as blue claw crab bait ["Valuable horseshoe crabs have earned a closer look," Editorial, July 27].

When I ask where they come from, it's always, "Long Island."

Douglas Randall, Hampton Bays


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