Dardanus deformis

Dardanus deformis
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D. deformis
Binomial name
Dardanus deformis

Dardanus deformis is a species of nocturnal hermit crab that is found in the Indo-Pacific.[2] Its common name is pale anemone hermit.[1] The species is known to transfer sea anemones from one shell to another when it moves to a different shell. It can be kept in an aquarium.

Habitat

The crab can be found under dead coral in a lagoon alongside sea anemones. It lives in the low intertidal zones or subtidal zones. Locations that the species can be found in include the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, the Tasman Sea, and the Indo-west Pacific Oceans.[3]

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