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Hermit Crab

Habitat:

Olhuveli island, Laamu Atoll, Maldives

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4 Comments

Narjess
Narjess 6 years ago

Thank you :)

Nayeli
Nayeli 6 years ago

Nice pic!!

Narjess
Narjess 6 years ago

Thank you very much Sukanya, will use the suggested common name. Happy Spotting!

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 6 years ago

This is a hermit crab. These soft-shelled crabs find empty mollusc shells to hide in and carry on their backs like portable homes. I am sorry I do not know the exact name of the red crab you have spotted...I am sure someone else will soon give you the correct ID....meanwhile if you like you can use Hermit Crab as the common name.

Narjess
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Narjess

Maldives

Spotted on May 14, 2014
Submitted on Jan 2, 2015

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