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Jassa marmorata
Jassa marmorata
Cruising Male Amphipod
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 0505 0498 (2005-05-06)

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  • date of photo  Aug 12, 1995
  • latitude 36.60805   longitude -121.89229   max error distance 700 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Floating dock, Monterey Harbor (Monterey County, California, US)
  • family Ischyroceridae
  • order Amphipoda
  • class Malacostraca
  • habitat  Subtidal
  • notes   These are tube dwelling, nonnative amphipods introduced into harbors by shipping. Adult males, such as this one, leave the safety of their tube to cruise about in search of a receptive female.
  • camera   Olympus system for macrophotography
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other

  • common names   Cruising Male Amphipod (photographer)
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