Native SpeciesAcadian hermit crab

Pagurus acadianus
FOUND by msta
2011-04-29
Vinalhaven
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by palmer
Peer reviewed by liam thomas
Field Notes
It was a hot day and the water was smooth
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
I know this is an Acadian hermit crab because it has a major claw moderately wide with a bold orange stripe. And the claws are covered with tubercles.
Photo of my evidence.
Photo of my evidence.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I found it
Scientific name:
Pagurus acadianus
Common name:
Acadian hermit crab
Sampling method: 
Trap
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 44.039830 °
Longitude: 
W -68.834950 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Coastal - Dock
Trip Information
Name:
Carver's Harbor
Trip date: 
Fri, 2011-04-29 12:30
Town or city: 
Vinalhaven
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
Ecosystem: 
Coastal
Watershed: 
Penobscot Bay
Time of low tide: 
Fri, 2011-04-29 03:11

Comments

Your photos are amazing. They highlight each individual feature of the hermit crab that is key in its identification. Thanks for your hard work!

Amazing photo!

This is indeed an Acadian hermit crab. You noted all of the important identifying features. Nice work!