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Hermit Crabs; Diogenidae

Posted by on Nov 27, 2011 in | Comments Off on Hermit Crabs; Diogenidae

Hermit crabs are not true crabs as they have some sort of tail section hidden in their shell – which makes them closer relations to the lobsters. They can be found when we’re diving most of the sites around Koh Phangan. Other Hermit Crabs; Paguroidea A few more from the hermit family - mainly Diogenidae plus 1 of the Coenobitidae. 16 Photos White spotted Hermit Crab, Dardanus megistos Our commonest and largest aquatic hermit crab is not so shy. 13 Photos Hairy Red Hermit Crab, Dardanus lagopodes This hermit crab seems to be quite active by day. 9 Photos Jewelled...

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