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Best Places to Spot Wildlife in South Carolina | Travel + Leisure

Credit: SCPRT/Photo by Lee Wilson
Credit: SCPRT/Photo by Lee Wilson

By Sucheta Rawa, February 26, 2021

The state of South Carolina is home to a variety of landscapes, from steep mountains and salty marshes to cypress forests and sandy beaches. It has many species of birds, nocturnal mammals, and marine life.

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NC’s Crustaceans, Shellfish Make A Big Splash | Coastal Review Online

Brown shrimp. Photo: NOAA
Brown shrimp. Photo: NOAA

Blue crab in defensive posture raising claws in defense of a perceived intruder. Photo: Robert Michelson


They might be relatively small — even jumbo shrimp — but shellfish and crustaceans are valuable fisheries in North Carolina, worth millions of dollars each year.



North Carolina is home to numerous species of crustaceans and shellfish, in many shapes, sizes and colors.  This is our first installment in an in-depth look at some of the more popular and interesting animals in this category that call coastal North Carolina home.

Crustaceans and shellfish do not put up a fight to catch them like most fish species. You do not need an expensive rod, reel or lures and most of them stay in the same location year-round and do not leave North Carolina waters.

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Coastal National Parks to Visit This Summer Vacation

Summer days are meant to be spent by the seashore. The relaxing rhythm of the waves lapping onto the sand. The embrace of the heat radiating from every

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