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Bathynomus giganteus

Bathynomus giganteusis commonly referred to as Giant Isopod. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber NOAA's Office of Ocean Exploration and Research

Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2019 Southeastern U.S. Deep-sea Exploration
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lexID:
12632 
AphiaID:
259252 
Scientific:
Bathynomus giganteus 
German:
Riesen-Isopodenkrebs, Riesen-Tiefseeassel 
English:
Giant Isopod 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Isopoda (Order) > Cirolanidae (Family) > Bathynomus (Genus) > giganteus (Species) 
Initial determination:
A. Milne-Edwards, 1879 
Sea depth:
310 - 2330 Meter 
Size:
50 cm - 60 cm 
Temperature:
4°C - 24,5°C 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Bathynomus affinis
  • Bathynomus brucei
  • Bathynomus bruscai
  • Bathynomus crosnieri
  • Bathynomus decemspinosus
  • Bathynomus doederleinii
  • Bathynomus immanis
  • Bathynomus kapala
  • Bathynomus keablei
 
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in this lexicon
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-02-21 12:23:42 

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Very special thanks to NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research for this really great picture.

The giant isopod was found during dive 11 of the 2019 Southeastern U.S. Deep-sea Exploration.

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