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Metallic Isopod


Introduction: Metallic isopods (Idotea metallica) have an elongated and parallel-sided body. Large numbers are often found swimming in shallow waters in sheltered bays. Drifting seaweeds also attract metallic isopods.

Distribution: Skeleton Coast regions such as Cape Fria, Rocky Point, Mwe Bay, Cape Cross, Henties Bay, Swakopmund and Luderitz.

Colouration: Shiny metallic-silver.

Breeding: Eggs develop directly into adults.

Max size: 30mm.

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