Marine Life
 
You never know what you may see in our local waters.  Check out some of the marine life.
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Huge thank you to Bob Semple, Andrew MacDonald, John Tapper and other local photographers - more pictures coming soon

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Hairy Hermit Crab

(Pagurus arcuatus) is a dull-brown decapod crustacean which has hairy setae on its appendages. Like its larger relative, the Acadian Hermit crab, it uses the empty shells of gastropods to protect their vunerable abdomen. They live on gravel and rocky bottom from the intertidal zone to 100m (330 feet) from the Arctic to Maryland