no! horseshoe crabs have blue blood wich helps people. horseshoe crabs are colected then blood is taken from them then returned to the water.
Blood is only blue in Horseshoe Crabs.
Horseshoe crab's blood is blue.
Horseshoe crabs have blue blood. Believe it or not, humans have red blood and only red blood.
Blood is blue when you are an animal that has copper in the blood, rather than iron. Horseshoe Crabs are one such animal.
Blue. it is used to treat diseases like leukemia.
octopus and squid (Both are sea animals) Also Horseshoe Crabs
Yes. All crabs have blue blood, not just the species known as the blue crab. The reason for the blue blood is that crabs do not have haemoglobin, which is found in the blood of vertebrates, and which is red due to the iron molecule in the centre of the protein. Instead, crabs have a protein called hemocyanin, which contains a copper molecule. This is particularly pronounced in the horseshoe crab, the blood of which is a stronger blue than other species.
how big do horseshoe crabs get?
Some animals (like horseshoe crabs) have blue blood because they use hemocyanin carry oxygen to their tissues instead hemoglobin like we do. The copper in the hemocyanin makes their blood appear blue.
It is a chelicerate, like a spider or a scorpion. No, it is an arthropod and not a true crab. It is more closely related to spiders than to crabs. It is worth noting that the unique blue blood of the horseshoe crab is farmed (the crabs are treated well) for medical purposes.