Ligia

sea slaters
Ligia is a genus of isopods, commonly known as rock lice or sea slaters.wikipedia
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Ligia oceanica

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Isopoda

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Ligia is a genus of isopods, commonly known as rock lice or sea slaters.
The semi-terrestrial sea slaters (Ligia spp.) can run rapidly on land and many terrestrial species can roll themselves into a ball when threatened, a feature that has evolved independently in different groups and also in the marine sphaeromatids.

Intertidal zone

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Most Ligia species live in tidal zone cliffs and rocky beaches, but there are several fully terrestrial species in high humidity environments.

Rocky shore

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Most Ligia species live in tidal zone cliffs and rocky beaches, but there are several fully terrestrial species in high humidity environments.

Predation

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While they have gills and can exchange gas under water, they only do so when escaping terrestrial predators or being dislodged by wave action.

Wind wave

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While they have gills and can exchange gas under water, they only do so when escaping terrestrial predators or being dislodged by wave action.

Desiccation

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They are well adapted to rocky surfaces and avoid sand which opens them to terrestrial predation and desiccation.

Crustacean

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Malacostraca

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Johan Christian Fabricius

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