Pagurus beringanus (Benedict, 1892)
Bering hermit
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Family:  Paguridae (right-handed hermit crabs)
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Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Northeast Pacific: Alaska, USA and Canada.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer (Ref. 833). Also Refs. 78177, 111898 (Ref. 56049).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: Pan-Saniano, Marianne - 11.12.05
Modified by: Pan-Saniano, Marianne - 28.05.08

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