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Widehand hermit crab

Elassochirus tenuimanus

Description:

This colourful predominately sub-tidal species has a distinctive large right front claw (chela) and is about 2" across.

Habitat:

This spotting was at Kelvin Grove, in Lions Bay, BC in about 50 feet of water on a sandy shelf.


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British Columbia, Canada

Lat: 49.45, Long: -123.24

Spotted on May 26, 2013
Submitted on May 31, 2013

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