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Pagurus cornutus   (Hornyhand Hermit Crab)

Photo of Pagurus cornutus  by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2154)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Sitka Sound, Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat Deep water, below 150 meters
Photo Date Upload Date October 22, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2154
Notes These hermits are commonly seen in deeper-set crab and shrimp pots. The elevated ridge on the left claw and the elevated 'horn' on the right claw are distinctive.


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