Pseudidothea scutata (Stephensen, 1947)
Pseudidothea scutata
photo by Arntz, Wolf E.

Family:  Pseudidotheidae ()
Max. size: 
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 340 - 850 m
Distribution:  Antarctic Atlantic: West Antarctic.
Biology:  Maximum depth from Ref. 116836. 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: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: Pan-Saniano, Marianne - 09.03.07
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 02.05.18

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