Edotia triloba

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Edotia triloba

Location: 1-2 km offshore from Chincoteague, VA: Summer 2005

Notes: Caught using an epibenthic sled (365 micrometer mesh).

Edotia triloba is the most abundant isopod in the nearshore sled collections off of Chincoteague and is most numerous during summer. It’s prevalence in the plankton had not been reported previously.

Collected by: William S. Johnson, Goucher College