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Rhinolithodes wosnessenskii  (Rhinoceros Crab)

Photo of Rhinolithodes wosnessenskii by <a href="http://www.naturediver.com">Derek Holzapfel</a>
© Derek Holzapfel (Photo ID #14898)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Pender Island Photographer Derek Holzapfel
Habitat rocky boulders
Photo Date April 03, 2011 Upload Date October 16, 2011
Elevation (m) -20
UTM Zone # Latitude 48.7361679077148
UTM Easting Longitude -123.182510375977
UTM Northing Photo ID # 14898
Notes Pender Island - Gowlland Point. A pair of Rhinoceros Crab (Rhinolithodes wosnessenskii) face to face down at 20m deep and 7C. Very unique dense covering of steel wool like hairs on all the appendages. Took me over 20 years to find one of these!

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