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Isopod

Ligia occidentalis

Description:

A high-intertidal isopod, just under 2 inches long. Very quick and very numerous along the shoreline.

Habitat:

Along rocky shore of the intertidal, just above the tide line.

Notes:

These spend most of the day out of the water, only returning for safety or to wet their gills.

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BenHoldridge
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BenHoldridge

Miami, Florida, USA

Spotted on Oct 2, 2014
Submitted on Oct 8, 2014

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