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Gowanus Canal Wildlife

On a typical day trip on the gowanus canal, you are likely to spot ducks, seagulls, herons, geese, egrets, horseshoe crabs, blue crabs, fiddler crabs, baby flounder, shrimp, mussells, killifish, jellyfish and a racoon that has established residency near our launch site.

Gowanus Crabs Locked in an embrace
Blue claw crabs locked in a mating embrace.

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