Behavioral Plasticity of Hermit Crabs A Preliminary Report

Yukio Pegio Gunji*

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Terrestrial hermit crabs may leave gasteropod shells in accordance with the behavior of other members of the population without consequential corresponding to cannibalism. Such a potentiality usually manifests in the form of behavior plasticity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)69-78
Number of pages10
JournalRivista di Biologia - Biology Forum
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes

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