Red Hermit Crab
(Pagurus hemphilli)

image of a Red Hermit Crab

Image ID: 306-00

Comments : Sitting next to Epiactis prolifera (Proliferating Anemone), this Hermit Crab has distinctive red legs.
Common name : Red Hermit Crab
Scientific Name : Pagurus hemphilli
Location Found : Barry Island
Actual Size : 2 inches across
Camera Used : Canon D60 digital in Ikelite Housing
Natural History :