Coastal La Jolla, California.
Hermit crabs (Pagurus species) in a California mussel shell (Mytilus californianus). "Fingernail" limpets (Collisella species) in the background.
Tanya Dewey (photographer; copyright holder; identification), Animal Diversity Web
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