Inside a Poulson's Dwarf Triton.
Leo Carrillo State Beach at low tide
Corallina Cove, Montaña de Oro SP
San Diego County, California, US
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.