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Pagurus ochotensis  (Alaskan Hermit Crab)

Photo of Pagurus ochotensis by <a href="http://www.naturediver.com">Derek Holzapfel</a>
© Derek Holzapfel (Photo ID #16080)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location James Island Photographer Derek Holzapfel
Habitat sand bottom
Photo Date January 14, 2010 Upload Date January 25, 2012
Elevation (m) -21
UTM Zone # Latitude 48.6161117553711
UTM Easting Longitude -123.333602905273
UTM Northing Photo ID # 16080
Notes Between James Island and Sidney Island. I remember seeing the hermit drag its huge (relative to size) right claw around as it went. Identification by Aaron Baldwin.


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