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Our docks, facilities, and access trails on Calvert Island are closed to visitors in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This closure extends to the shorelines of Pruth Bay, West Beach, and North Beach.

Hakai Wild: Hermit Crabs - Hakai Institute

Hakai Wild: Hermit Crabs

Hermit crabs have protections around their claws and legs, but their backends are decidedly squishy. An empty shell makes a perfect armored mobile home. But when they outgrow their house and want an upgrade, they might have to fight for it.