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Pagurus stevensae   (Steven's Hermit Crab)

Photo of Pagurus stevensae  by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2146)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Sitka Sound, Alaksa Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat 35 meters on cobble
Photo Date Upload Date October 22, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2146
Notes This small hermit crab is distinguished by color, its relatively long narrow claws, and the presence of a row of sharp spines on the dorsal surface of the left claw. Photo taken with a Pentax Optio W10 underwater camera submerged in a shallow aquarium.


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