E-Fauna Photo Gallery

Ligia occidentalis  (California Sea Slater)

Photo of Ligia occidentalis by Les Leighton
© Les Leighton (Photo ID #11426)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Lighthouse Park, West Vancouver, BC Photographer Les Leighton
Habitat High tide splash zone
Photo Date July 10, 2010 Upload Date July 11, 2010
Elevation (m)
UTM Zone # Latitude 49.3333282470703
UTM Easting Longitude -123.268096923828
UTM Northing Photo ID # 11426
Notes These isopods live in the high tide spash zone. They feed in the intertidal zone, following the outgoing tide or retreating from the incoming tide. If trapped in the water they will eventually drown.

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