Malacostraca | Isopoda
Schotte, M., B.F. Kensley and S. Shilling. 1995. (Ref. 3113)
Size / Weight / Age
Benthic; brackish; depth range 3 - 1504 m (Ref. 3113)
Climate / Range
Northern Atlantic and the Arctic.
An infaunal species on Zostera beds and sandy substrate (Ref. 95819). In the Vainameri, north-eastern Baltic Sea, inhabits gravel, medium sand but mainly fine sand substrate (Ref. 95753). A predatory, carnivorous species (Refs. 95752, 96470) and a surface detritivore (Ref. 96470). 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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