About 10-15 cm large, this species has an asymmetrical abdomen that is concealed in a scavenged mollusc shell carried around.
Native to the reefs in the Indo-Pacific region from Africa to the South China Sea.
As hermit crabs grow, they require larger shells. Since suitable intact gastropod shells are sometimes a limited resource, vigorous competition often occurs among hermit crabs for shells.
Lat: 7.51, Long: 98.34
Spotted on Jan 10, 2019
Submitted on Jan 10, 2019
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