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Sea Life & Aquarium Substrates

Sea life from the Northern Atlantic Ocean. 50 degree F salt water species. Gulf of Maine Inc. supplies sea life, beach plants, and aquarium substrates from Maine, collected by hand.

Aquarium substrates

Arthropods

Bony fishes

Brachiopods

Bryozoa

Cartilaginous fishes

Cnidaria

Echinoderms

Gulf of Maine assortments

Macroalgae

Molluscs

Plankton

Saltwater plants

Sponges

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Worms

Long-clawed Hermit Crab (Pagurus longicarpus)

Long-clawed Hermit Crab (Pagurus longicarpus)

from 15.00

Common name:  long-clawed hermit crab

Scientific name:  Pagurus longicarpus

Locations: intertidal zones on muddy or pebbly bottoms, found in tide pools

Seasonality:  available all year

Color:  beige, light brown, green, brown

Size:  1/2” - 1”

Collected:  by hand

Quantity:  sold by the each

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Tidepool Tim says, "Pagurus spp. all have oversized right claws (chelipeds).  The oversized claw of this species is a long and slender cylindrical shape."