Malacostraca | Isopoda
Schotte, M., B.F. Kensley and S. Shilling. 1995. (Ref. 3113)
Size / Weight / Age
Demersal; depth range 1675 - 1712 m (Ref. 7379)
Climate / Range
Northern Atlantic: Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
Depth range based on locality (Ref. 3113); to be replaced with a better reference. Inhabits hydrothermal sulphide deposits, sulphide rubble and volcanic rocks, close to active hydrothermal chimneys (Ref. 7379). 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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