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Bering Hermit

Photo 1: Bering Hermit caught out of its shell.


Bering Hermit: Pagarus beringanus

This is one of the most common crabs, but it is hard to find in the intertidal zone, except on extreme low tides. It has a rounded carapace and red bands at the joints of the legs. It prefers a heavy shell (photo) such as the Wrinkled Dogwinkle.











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