Latest Amphipoda Stories
A new study led by a Canadian marine zoologist reviews the world list of specialist driftwood talitrids, which so far comprises a total of 7 representatives, including two newly described species.
Amphipods typically found in the Atlantic Ocean are now reproducing in the Arctic waters west of Spitsbergen, Norway.
During an expedition to the Kermadec Trench north of New Zealand in the Pacific Ocean researchers discovered a ‘supergiant’ amphipod measuring 10 times the size of typical amphipods.
Scientists trying to catch a glimpse of what the underbelly of an ice sheet in Antarctica looks like got the surprise of a lifetime when they found a shrimp-like amphipod and a jellyfish thriving in the subfreezing dark water.
Australian researchers said hundreds of new coral and crustacean species have been discovered on the Great Barrier and Ningaloo reefs. The Census of Marine Life was a four-year effort led by the Australian Institute of Marine Science to record the diversity of life in and around the renowned reefs.
The Kauai Cave Wolf Spider (Adelocosa anops) is a species of spider that exists only in a few caves in a six square mile lava flow in the Koloa-Poipu region of Kauai, Hawaii. Only six populations are known to exist. It is locally known as the "Blind Wolf Spider". This spider is very rare and since its discovery in 1971, only about 30 specimens have been recorded. This species is totally blind, and has evolved to have no eyes. The adult is about 0.78 inches long and is reddish-brown. It is...
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