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Hermit Crab


Hermit Crab
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Copyright: Francesco De Florio (deffra) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 35 W: 0 N: 16] (527)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2018-07-20
Categories: Crustacia
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2020-01-29 14:49
Viewed: 121
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
As hermit crabs grow, they require larger shells. Since suitable intact gastropod shells are sometimes a limited resource, vigorous competition often occurs among hermit crabs for shells. The availability of empty shells at any given place depends on the relative abundance of gastropods and hermit crabs, matched for size. An equally important issue is the population of organisms that prey upon gastropods and leave the shells intact.
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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2020-01-29 23:02]

Ciao Francesco,mi ricordo quelli cubani,sempre numerosi,e vedo che anche qui,non lontano da Cuba,abbondano. Cattura eccellente con dettagli top nonostante la luce un po' carogna. Buona giornata,Luciano

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