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White-spotted hermit crab - Dardanus megistos Mandarin House Reef, Lembeh. The largest hermit crab I have found so far!<br />
Max length: 20 cm and can live up to 30 years!<br />
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White-spotted hermit crab - Dardanus megistos

Mandarin House Reef, Lembeh. The largest hermit crab I have found so far!
Max length: 20 cm and can live up to 30 years!
https://www.sealifebase.ca/summary/Dardanus-megistos.html

    comments (4)

  1. Great shot, Marta! Posted 10 days ago
    1. Holy crab this is one overconfident crab! Posted 10 days ago
      1. Hahaha! Big enough but yet they were scared of us and flew quickly to hiding! Posted 9 days ago
    2. Thanks! I had to be fast, they were two and they hid very quickly! Posted 9 days ago

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''Dardanus megistos'', the white-spotted hermit crab or spotted hermit crab, is a species of hermit crab, living in reefs in the Indo-Pacific region from Africa to the South China Sea and Hawaii. ''Dardanus megistos'' can attain a maximum size of
8 inches .

Similar species: Ten-footed Crustaceans
Species identified by Patomarazul
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By Patomarazul

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Uploaded Apr 13, 2019. Captured May 30, 2018 12:03 in Unnamed Road, Pasirpanjang, Lembeh Sel., Kota Bitung, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia.
  • TG-5
  • f/3.2
  • 1/60s
  • ISO200
  • 5.5mm