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    • Blueband Hermit Crab
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    • Pagurus samuelis

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Recent observations

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What

Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

Observer

jaykeller

Date

June 25, 2016 07:50 AM PDT

Description

This guy found a nice food source in this dead abalone!

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What

Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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lschare

Date

June 25, 2016 09:59 AM PDT

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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jaykeller

Date

June 12, 2016 09:35 AM PDT

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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a_rod

Date

March 7, 2016 03:11 PM PST

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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huimei

Date

June 9, 2016 05:46 AM PDT

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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ryanandrews

Date

June 10, 2016

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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plocamium

Date

June 10, 2016 09:16 AM MST

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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kimssight

Date

June 8, 2016 07:50 AM MST

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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kimssight

Date

June 8, 2016 07:48 AM MST

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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justinscioli

Date

March 4, 2012

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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codyhough

Date

April 30, 2016

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

Observer

patsimpson2000

Date

May 22, 2016 04:03 AM PDT

Description

Not a great photo... but blue bands were clearly visible.

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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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