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White-spotted Hermit Crab, Red Hermit Crab

Dardanus megistos


One of the largest species of hermit crabs which can attain a maximum size of 8 inches (20cm).


Reefs, lagoons, sea grass beds, over sand and rubble areas. Indo-Pacific


Night dive at a depth of 9m.

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Eric Noora
Eric Noora 7 years ago

Yup it is Harsha. Probably they should name it Big hairy hermit crab :-) Thanks for the like :-)

Eric Noora
Eric Noora 7 years ago

Thanks pouihi :-)

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 7 years ago

Quite hairy. Great clicks.

Eric Noora
Spotted by
Eric Noora

Batangas, Philippines

Lat: 13.80, Long: 120.91

Spotted on Mar 17, 2012
Submitted on Jun 21, 2012

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