This hermit crab may seem similar to something you have seen on land or in shallow water, but this one uses an anemone instead of a shell!

This hermit crab may seem similar to something you have seen on land or in shallow water, but this one uses an anemone instead of a shell! Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Océano Profundo 2015: Exploring Puerto Rico’s Seamounts, Trenches, and Troughs.

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Animals of the Deep Sea

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