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Blueband Hermit

Photo 1: Blueband Hermit taken from tidepool near Wickanish Beach.


Blueband Hermit: Pagurus samuelis

Common on the open coast, this hermit can be identified by its blue bands, olive body, and red antennae. It also has a white stripe on its carapace, which is not visible here.











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