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Built into a teak replica of a fishing skiff in the center of the exhibits area, the pool encourages visitors to get their hands wet to engage with Cownose and Atlantic stingrays, along with horseshoe crabs, hermit crabs and sea anemones.
The team also found similar structures in close relatives of these sea creatures: cleaner shrimp, pistol shrimp, and hermit crabs.
Wide beaches are crisscrossed by hermit crabs in extravagant shells, and vibrant coral reefs are visible through pristine waters.
Kohei Okamoto and his research team hypothesized that the cuttlefish may be emulating hermit crabs in order to inconspicuously approach their prey or protect themselves against predators.
More shots of Marshawn Pinch, the Seahawks' helmet-inhabiting hermit crab at the Seattle Aquarium. 19.
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: a type of crab that lives in the empty shell of another animal (such as a snail)
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