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Mark Botton, horseshoe crab expert, stands next to a few of his favorite specimens.

Faculty Spotlight: Professor Mark Botton, Horseshoe Crab Expert

February 11, 2020

Fordham biology professor Mark Botton, Ph.D., has studied horseshoe crabs for 43 years. Botton’s mastery was recently acknowledged with one of the highest honors— a new species of horseshoe crab specimen named after him.