What invertebrate is this?
Giant Hermit Crab
Hermit crabs use the shells of mollusks as homes and must change shells frequently as they grow.
Is your invertebrate in our Specimen Catalog?
Search the Invertebrate Collection Catalog by genus or species name to see if your invertebrate is already in our specimen catalog. If it isn't in our catalog and you'd like to donate the specimen to our museum, please keep the specimen on ice and contact the Invertebrate Collection Manager:
FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute
100 Eighth Avenue SE
St. Petersburg, FL 33701-5095
Phone: 727-896-8626 ext. 4739