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Hairy hermit crab

Pagurus hirsutiusculus


A small hermit crab with brownish and lighter bands on the legs.


Spotted under a rock in the intertidal zone at Tongue Point.

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Neil Ross
Neil Ross 2 months ago

I love these guys. What's he doing here, Brian? Wrestling with an anemone?

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Washington, USA

Lat: 48.17, Long: -123.70

Spotted on Apr 20, 2019
Submitted on May 17, 2019

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