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    • Blueband Hermit Crab
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    • Pagurus samuelis

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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tiyumq

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January 14, 2017 03:53 PM PST

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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alex_bairstow

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January 13, 2017 02:16 PM PST

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Inside a Poulson's Dwarf Triton.

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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scdevaney

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January 11, 2017 03:21 PM PST

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Leo Carrillo State Beach at low tide

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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tiyumq

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January 8, 2017 12:21 PM PST

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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dmh0716

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January 6, 2017 01:25 PM PST

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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scdevaney

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December 31, 2016 03:39 PM PST

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Corallina Cove, Montaña de Oro SP

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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neild

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July 20, 2014 12:59 PM EDT

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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trevorjwilli

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December 23, 2016 12:01 PM PST

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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trevorjwilli

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December 23, 2016 11:23 AM PST

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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finatic

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December 11, 2016 12:16 PM PST

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San Diego County, California, US

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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summerkeller

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December 10, 2016 11:57 AM PST

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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maxine19

Date

November 25, 2016 12:35 PM HST
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Description from Wikipedia

Pagurus samuelis, the blueband hermit crab, is a species of hermit crab from the west coast of North America, and the most common hermit crab in California. It is a small species, with distinctive blue bands on its legs. It prefers to live in the shell of the black turban snail, and is a nocturnal scavenger of algae and carrion.

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