Sea Centipede

August 22, 2017 1 min read

Sea Centipede

Sea Centipede (IDOTEA STRICTA)

Sea centipedes have long bodies that consist of 8-10 plates. They live on seaweeds in the intertidal and shallow subtidal zone. They graze on seaweed and tend to match their colour with the weed they live on. They are often spotted on night dives within the harbour.

Commonly seen up to 6cm in length.


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