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New giant deep-sea isopod discovered in the Gulf of Mexico

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Bathynomus yucatanensis is around 26cm long, 2,500% larger than the common woodlouse. It was found in a baited trap in the Gulf of Mexico off the Yucat�n Peninsula. The species is morphologically distinct from B. giganteus and B. maxeyorum, the authors claim.
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New species of giant deep-sea isopod discovered in the Gulf of Mexico

By Zoe Sottile, CNNA new deep-sea crustacean that bears a striking resemblance to the facehuggers from “Alien” has been identified off the Gulf of Mexico.The bathynomus yucatanensis is a species of giant isopod, crustaceans that scavenge for food at the bottom of the ocean. Their segmented, fourteen-legged bodies resemble their much smaller relative, the woodlouse. The foot-long size of the giant isopods has been attributed to deep-sea gigantism…

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New species of giant deep-sea isopod discovered in the Gulf of Mexico

By Zoe Sottile, CNNA new deep-sea crustacean that bears a striking resemblance to the facehuggers from “Alien” has been identified off the Gulf of Mexico.The bathynomus yucatanensis is a species of giant isopod, crustaceans that scavenge for food at the bottom of the ocean. Their segmented, fourteen-legged bodies resemble their much smaller relative, the woodlouse. The foot-long size of the giant isopods has been attributed to deep-sea gigantism…

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