Hopkins Marine Station Student Paper

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Title: Activity patterns in Pagurus samuelis and Pagurus granosimanus: II. Locomotor activity
Student Author(s): Ball, Eldon E. Jr.
Pages: 7
Location: Final Papers Biology 175H
Date: June 1965
Keywords: hermit crab
Abstract: Data are presented on the rate of locomotion of Pagurus granosimanus and Pagurus samuelis at different times of the day and night. There appears to be general tendency for these crabs to slow down at night, but there is an unusual increase in the speed with which the crabs move at 2200. More experiments under controlled conditions are needed.
Notes: See also 1968, Crustaceana 14: 302-306