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Epimeria robusta K.H. Barnard, 1930

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Description

Large for an amphipod, reaching up to 4cm, and with an overall roundish shape.

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Species distribution

80 to 550m, from Sub-Antarctica to the Antarctic Peninsula and Continent. It is found on the substrate or on benthic organisms such as sponges.

Epimeria robusta is an ambush predator and feeds on a variety of small invertebrates including plankton, sponges, worms, echinoderms and other crustaceans. In its turn it is preyed on by fish and squid

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