Credit: RICHARD BROOKS/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Striped coral hermit crab (Paguritta vittata). This crab is sessile, and lives in burrows made by the serpulid polychaete worm Spirobranchus sp. It uses its modified antennae as nets to catch suspended particles on which it feeds. It is around one centimetre in length, excluding the antennae. Filmed in Palau.

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Coral hermit crab

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Duration: 00:00:23.21

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