Red Banded Hermit Crab

Red Banded Hermit Crab

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Caption: Red Banded Hermit Crab (Paguristes erythrops) on a yellow tube sponge (Aplysina fistularis). The crab can grow to 4 inches. They used discarded shells as mobile homes. When they outgrow their shell they move on to a larger one. Photographed in Grand Cayman. Yellow Tube Sponge can grow to 4 feet.

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Keywords: anomura, aplysina, aplysina fistularis, cayman fauna, caymanian wildlife, crab, crabs, crustacean, crustaceans, decapoda, demospongiae, diogenidae, fauna, grand cayman, hermit crab, hermit crabs, irregular tail, marine biology, marine life, ocean, ocean life, paguristes, paguristes erythrops, phylum porifera, red banded hermit crab, sea, sea life, sponge, sponges, tube, tube shaped, underwater, yellow tube sponge

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