E-Fauna Photo Gallery

Pagurus hartae   (Hart's Hermit Crab)

Photo of Pagurus hartae  by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2151)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Sitka Sound, Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat 35 meters on cobble
Photo Date Upload Date October 22, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2151
Notes This tiny hermit crab is immediately recognizable by the brilliant violet patches on the claws. Photo taken with a Pentax Optio W10 underwater camera submerged in a shallow aquarium.

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