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isopod

any crustacean of the order Isopoda, containing the woodlice and pill bugs.

isopod

member of the order Isopoda. Includes water slaters, woodlice. Suborders include Flabellifera (aquatic parasites in marine fish).
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The parasite is non-native, probably introduced to West Coast waters via ballast water from ships, perhaps from an Asian ship, as the isopods have been found in China and Japan, where they may occur naturally.
A new genus and species of bopyrid isopod infesting the crab Munidopsis depressa (Anomura: Galatheidae) from the Gulf of California, with notes on its ecology.
The sobering effect of this disaster prompted cooperative action to remedy the problem and protect the fragile karst ecosystem, and with it the Lee County cave isopod.
FISHY TALE: How we broke the story in yesterday's Record; HIDDEN HORRORS: The scary angler fish, left, and leafy sea dragon, above; SHELL SHOCK: The giant deep sea isopod resembles an underwater cockroach; DARK SECRET: An aristostomias fish, above, and a colourful toadfish, below; OUT OF THE BLUE:; The winteria fish, right, which uses its huge eyes to spot silhouettes of prey on the ocean's surface, was found by BBC's Blue Planet
The isopod population and the cave wildlife community were thought to be extirpated from Thompson Cedar Cave by 1988 due to leachate from a huge sawdust pile that was deposited in and around the cave entrance.
ABSTRACT--To date, 8 species of terrestrial isopods (Oniscoidea) have been found in Louisiana.
During the last century, for example, wooden-hulled ships apparently brought a tiny, wood-boring crustacean (the isopod Sphaeroma terebrans) to the Atlantic coasts of the Americas from the Pacific.
and game developer Isopod Labs (Vigilante 8) unleash the fast-paced, white-knuckled action racing game just in time for the holidays.
uk Giant isopod It looks like Predator's little brother but this ocean floor dweller's armour is soft.
ABSTRACT Survival, behavior, hemolymph pH, osmolality, and chloride ion concentration as well the total metabolic rate (heat dissipation rate) of the isopod Saduria entomon from the brackish Baltic Sea were investigated after exposure to carbon dioxide-induced water acidification (pH, 7.
Two other noteworthy findings were the occurrence of 10 isopod species in a relatively small area (250 square meters), and that three species coexist in the prop roots of the red mangrove, Rhizophora mangle.