Researchers declare success in 15-year quest for artificial bait – the scent of horseshoe crab!

For more than 15 years, University of Delaware researcher Nancy Targett has  been on an odd and elusive quest to identify just what it is in the scent of a  horseshoe crab that makes it such an alluring bait. Alas, she never succeeded.

She still doesn’t know what precisely constitutes  eau de crab. continued