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Mating Eelgrass Isopods

Description:

Mating Eelgrass Isopods. Concave posterior margin of pleotelson can be seen in the third photo (no other local isopods have this, good identifier).

Habitat:

Typically among eelgrass and kelp; Range: Alaska to Mexico

Notes:

Also classified as 'Pentidotea resecata', 'Idothea resecata' Other Common Names: Kelp isopod, concave isopod, transparent isopod, kelp isopod, seaweed isopod, cut-tailed isopod.

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2 Comments

LivesInADream
LivesInADream 7 years ago

Thanks, S Frazier!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 7 years ago

Moved to Arthropods :-)

LivesInADream
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LivesInADream

Washington, USA

Spotted on May 23, 2012
Submitted on Mar 8, 2013

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