Hermit Crab

Blue-Banded Hermit Crab sporting an upgraded home he found lying around in the tidepools (a brown turban shell).

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  • lamoustique 5y

    Nice shot! They are cute little guys.
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  • Beth Sargent 5y

    What a wonderful shot Linda.
  • Barb Ignatius 5y

    The original RV! Love the detail of the critter, Janice!
  • Jerry Kirkhart 5y

    You have the system figured out for taking a wonderful photo of your Blue-Banded Hermit Crab in the Brown Turban Shell. Excellent! You need to add this one to the SLO Coast Journal set.
  • fajao4 5y

    Well done, great detail. View large to appreciate.
  • Ruud & Arianne NL 5y

    Nice photo of Mr. Crab!
  • Steve Corey 5y

    We can see the eyes bugging out. Nice marco.
  • Dawn Beattie 5y

    great capture of the blue bands!
  • odell_rd 5y

    This is a superb shot, Linda - the crab and its home are both beautifully captured - excellent dof too.

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  • docentjoyce 5y

    Excellent Linda. I can see the little blue band. This little guy has a very nice house.
  • maryalley904 5y

    Such interesting little fellows and what a nice photo!
  • tipper* 5y

    Wonderful capture of this little creature!
  • Linda Tanner 3y

    From: explojenny
    Subject: permission to use your photo on Exploratorium's new website
    Date: 30th November, 2012
    Hi there,
    My name is Jenny Villagran and I am a web designer at the Exploratorium museum in San Francisco. We are currently redesigning our website. We have an event coming in a few months in which the theme is HOME. Because we are very interested in marine science, we went looking for a great image of a hermit crab and stumbled upon yours:
    Hermit Crab by goingslo

    Would it be possible for us to use your image in our event calendar listing on our website? We can include a line of photo credit and possibly a link to your photostream or website.
    Thank you,
    Jenny Villagran
    Senior Multimedia Specialist
    Exploratorium
    www.exploratorium.edu
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Taken on April 19, 2010
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