Land hermit crab Coenobita cavipes @ Southern Isles by Kevin
Originally uploaded by koiyau.
Ha this poor bloke was housed in a Giant East African snail shell (which is very incongruous with a sea shore). Even though the shell was already pretty large, the Land Hermit Crab still can't hide itself into the shell. Oh well at least the soft bits are protected.
wow thanks felix for digging up this old post!
I based my id on this http://mangrove.nus.edu.sg/guidebooks/text/2063.htm
will doublecheck this...
here's relevant links for those interested in the differences.