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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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maxine19

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November 25, 2016 12:35 PM HST

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November 25, 2016 03:19 PM PST

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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bronte2

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November 27, 2016 02:35 PM PST

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A brutal mugging caught on film. Tonight at 11.

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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November 14, 2016 03:05 PM PST

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alex_bairstow

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November 12, 2016 12:05 AM PST

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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November 16, 2016 02:34 PM PST

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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November 13, 2016 01:46 PM PST

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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November 14, 2016 03:10 PM PST

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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November 16, 2016 02:24 PM PST

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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November 16, 2016 02:32 PM PST

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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November 16, 2016 02:29 PM PST

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Blueband Hermit Crab Pagurus samuelis

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finatic

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November 13, 2016 12:49 PM PST

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San Diego County, California, US

A fun outing with the Natural History Club of San Diego State University, @jaykeller and @matthew_salkiewicz

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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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