Pagurus comptus, Antartica Chilena, Chile, Photo: Graham Edgar
Temperate South America
Small hermit crab with light and dark bands on legs, right claw larger than left, and blue patches on claws. Found on rocky substrates and amongst kelp forests.
Max Size: 1 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 2.1-11.2°C
Habitat: Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Common (35% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Large aggregations (122 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.