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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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zoe5

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April 30, 2016 11:09 AM PDT

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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April 30, 2016 11:09 AM PDT

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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April 30, 2016 11:02 AM PDT

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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March 6, 2016 12:41 PM PST

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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avcarey

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March 8, 2016 03:03 PM PST

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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March 6, 2016 02:29 PM PST

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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March 6, 2016 12:50 PM PST

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There were a few snails I was hoping to see alive, unfortunately almost all shells had hermit crabs in!

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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gbentall

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February 21, 2016 02:43 PM PST

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These two playing tug of war with the remains of this clam.

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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jaykeller

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February 20, 2016 01:55 PM PST

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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jaykeller

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February 20, 2016 01:55 PM PST

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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jaykeller

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February 20, 2016 02:21 PM PST
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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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