Malacostraca | Isopoda
Murray, J. 1896. (Ref. 87480)
Size / Weight / Age
Benthic; depth range 0 - 20 m (Ref. 87801)
Climate / Range
Southern Ocean. Subtropical to polar.
It inhabits boulder beaches and feeds on detritus trapped in boulders. It is a host to Iais pubescens (Ref. 87801). Members of the order Isopoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Mating usually occurs before and sometimes during the parturial molt. Sperm transfer is indirect. Life cycle: Eggs are brooded in the marsupium, which later hatch into manca postlarva before developing into adults (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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