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    • Pagurus samuelis
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    • blueband hermit

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March 21, 2015 03:41 PM PDT

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Blueband Hermit Crab

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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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