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Paguritta kroppi

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Kropp's Coral Hermit Crab - Paguritta kroppi, 2013

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lexID:
8897 
AphiaID:
366554 
Scientific:
Paguritta kroppi 
German:
Kropps Korallen Einsiedlerkrebs 
English:
Kropp's Coral Hermit Crab 
Category:
Paguri 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Paguridae (Family) > Paguritta (Genus) > kroppi (Species) 
Initial determination:
McLaughlin & Lemaitre, 1993 
Occurrence:
Fiji, Pacifico centrale, Pacifico occidentale 
Sea depth:
3 - 30 Meter 
Size:
1 cm - 2,5 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Food:
Filter feeder, zooplancton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Last edit:
2020-01-17 17:14:39 

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Paguritta kroppi McLaughlin & Lemaitre, 1993

Paguritta is a Rigth-handed Hermit Crab, which inhabit tubes or worm holes in living hard corals.

This Coral Hermit crab is a sessile hermit crab.This species feeds on plankton,that it filters from the water using its long, feathered antennae.

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