Ancinus depressus

 

Ancinus 2 toplite big

Ancinus depressus

Collected: 1-5 km off of Assateague Island, Va in June 2008 and 2009 using an epibenthic sled  fitted with a 365 µm mesh

Notes:  These large and heavy isopods must be strong swimmers since they were caught in the water column above the bottom.

 Below: A female with eggs in her ventral brood pouch.Ancinus 3 ventral ovig big