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Ligia oceanica - juvenile Small juvenile (maybe 3-4mm?) Common Sea Slater (Ligia oceanica)  Common Sea Slater,Isopoda,Ligia,Ligia oceanica,Ligiidae,Oniscidea,nl: Havenpissebed Click/tap to enlarge

Ligia oceanica - juvenile

Small juvenile (maybe 3-4mm?) Common Sea Slater (Ligia oceanica)

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''Ligia oceanica'', the sea slater, common sea slater or sea roach, is a littoral woodlouse in the family Ligiidae ("Rock Slaters").

''L. oceanica'' is oval, twice as long as broad and may reach up to 30 millimetres in length, making it one of the largest oniscid isopods. Its colour may vary from grey to olive-green, and it has large compound eyes and long antennae, ⅔ as long as its body.

''L. oceanica'' is found in temperate waters from Norway to the Mediterranean Sea, and.. more

Similar species: Brood Pouch Crustaceans
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Nov 30, 2018.