provided by British Antarctic Survey
This species is very distinctive, being red and fairly squat, with a spiky outline. It is large for an amphipod and reaches up to 7cm in length
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Found as shallow as intertidal depth, but more usually deeper, between 80 to 550m. It occurs from Sub-Antarctica to the Antarctic Peninsula and Continent
Epimeria rubrieques is an ambush predator with a variety of prey. It can swim, but only rarely does so.
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