Malacostraca | Isopoda
Bruce, N.L. 2006. (Ref. 8257)
Size / Weight / Age
Demersal; depth range 0 - 10 m (Ref. 87801)
Climate / Range
Southeast Pacific and Southeast Atlantic: Chile, Tristan da Cunha, and St. Helena.
It is found in intertidal and subtidal zones, mainly on turf algae, shell rubble, gravel, kelp holdfasts, and often at exposed rocky shores. The graze on living algae and also feed on detritus (Ref. 87801). 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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