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Santia sp.01 Sponge isopod


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lexID:
7696 
Scientific:
Santia sp.01 
German:
Schwamm Meerassel 
English:
Sponge isopod 
Category:
Other Crustaceans 
Occurrence:
Indonesia, Raja Amat, Sulawesi 
Size:
0.04" - 0.2" (0.1cm - 0.5cm) 
Temperature:
32 °F - 80.6 °F (°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Sponges 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Santia bicornis
  • Santia charcoti
  • Santia compacta
  • Santia concavata
  • Santia dimorpha
  • Santia hirsuta
  • Santia hispida
  • Santia hofsteni
  • Santia katoi
  • Santia laevifrons
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-11-12 20:29:09 

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Santia sp. - sponge isopod

The sponge isopods are tiny, that they are often overlooked by divers. The orange sponge isopod live commensal on different sponges.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Peracarida (Superorder) > Isopoda (Order) > Asellota (Suborder) > Janiroidea (Superfamily) > Santiidae (Family) > Santia (Genus)

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