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Pagurus aleuticus   (Aleutian Hermit Crab)

Photo of Pagurus aleuticus  by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2192)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Glacier Bay, Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat 75 meters
Photo Date Upload Date October 23, 2007
Elevation (m)
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2192
Notes This very large hermit is distinct in having a uniform orange-brown color on claws and legs. They do not have the iridescent sheen or maroon strip on the claws as does the closely related P. ochotensis.


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