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Updated 12/16/2012

Family Diogenidae

HAWAII

Aniculus maximus

Black Rock Cave, Oahu, 85 feet

Waikiki Aquarium

Mahi wreck, Oahu, 85 feet

 

releasing young

releasing young

 

South Kona, Hawaii

South Kona, Hawaii

HAIRY YELLOW HERMIT CRAB

Uncommon at deeper scuba depths.  Inhabits large tun, helmet, and triton shells.  Attains at least 8 inches.  Hawaii and the Indo-Pacific.