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A study was conducted to determine whether asymmetries in both resource-holding potential (RHP) and resource value (RV) influence… Expand AbstractPagurus longicarpus hermit crabs depend on empty gastropod shells for protection against predation. Hermit crabs avoid… Expand SummaryTwo populations (salt marsh and seagrass bed) of the hermit crab Pagurus longicarpus were sampled to examine associations… Expand Abstract. The number and wide variety of southeastern United States marine taxa with significant differentiation between Gulf of… Expand Most hermit crabs have a specialized lifestyle that requires them to occupy gastropod shells. The size of shells that hermit… Expand Most hermit crabs depend on empty gastropod shells for shelter; competition for appropriate shells is often severe. This study… Expand The epicaridean isopods Stegophryxus hyptius and Paguritherium alatum, parasitic in the hermit crab Pagurus longicarpus, are… Expand Dominance orders in the hermit crab Pagurus longicarpus were observed in the laboratory. Groups of four crabs formed loose… Expand Abstract Two populations of hermit crabs, Pagurus longicarpus , one from the testing location on Narragansett Bay and the other… Expand Thompson (1903) described from the plankton four zoeae and a megalopa which he ascribed to Pagurus longicarpus. Although his… Expand