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Clibanarius sp., Golf von Mexiko
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lexID: 3381 AphiaID: 367502 Scientific: Clibanarius digueti German: Rotbein-Einsiedler / Mexikanischer Einsiedlerkrebs English: Mexican Red Leg Hermit Crab Category: Hermit Crabs Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Diogenidae (Family) > Clibanarius (Genus) > digueti (Species) Initial determination: Bouvier, 1898 Occurrence: Gulf of California, Mexico (East Pacific) Sea depth: Meter Size: up to 0.79" (2 cm) Temperature: 73.4 °F - 82.4 °F (23°C - 28°C) Food: Algae, Brine Shrimps, Flakes, Nori-Algae, Red slime algae Tank: 11 gal (~ 50L) Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2010-11-06 14:48:43
Last edit: 2019-11-13 13:36:54
Clibanarius digueti Bouvier, 1898
Clibanarius digueti is a species of hermit crab that lives off the western coast of Mexico, and is abundant in the Gulf of California. It is known under various common names such as the Mexican hermit crab, the blue-eyed spotted hermit or the Gulf of California hermit crab. .
This hermit crab is a good algae eater.
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