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Caribbean Hermit Crab

Coenobita clypeatus

Description:

Very large hermit crab.

Habitat:

Shoreline of a small island, just within the edge of a shrubbery


1 Species ID Suggestions

LivanEscudero
LivanEscudero 12 months ago
Caribbean Hermit Crab
Coenobita clypeatus Caribbean hermit crab - Wikipedia


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3 Comments

Tukup
Tukup 11 months ago

No problem. If it had been marked immediately, I would have never seen these beautiful hermits. Thanks.

Mel11
Mel11 11 months ago

Thank you both and apologies. I meant to update the spotting.

Tukup
Tukup 11 months ago

I agreed with Livan. Here is another link: https://www.revolvy.com/page/Caribbean-h...

LivanEscudero
LivanEscudero 12 months ago

These are also called Purple Pinchers in the pet trade.

Mel11
Spotted by
Mel11

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Lat: 12.59, Long: -61.40

Spotted on May 17, 2016
Submitted on Jan 31, 2019

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