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Scientific Name: Ligia australiensis

Description: Like their cousins the slaters on land many marine isopods such as this Sea Slater feed on decaying plant material.

This species of isopod is common amongst piles of beach washed algae which they help to consume.

Type: Crustaceans (Isopods)
Where to find: Intertidal Reefs, Beaches
Size: 3.5cm