Striped Hermit Crab

Ar-1400 STRIPED HERMIT CRAB, Clibanarius vittatus

The hardiest of all species known in Gulf waters. They can live out of water for days, are vigorous, incorrigible feeders and have excellent visual responses. Their behavior and natural history have been widely studied. Frequents uppermost tidal horizons, often crawling up seawalls and tree stumps. Size: 6-10 cm.


Daily Movements of the Hermit Crab Clibanarius Vittatus

Size Relationships and Aggressive Behavior in the Hermit Crab Clibanarius vittatus

Gastropod predation sites: the role of predator and prey in chemical attraction of the hermit crab Clibanarius vittatus