The natural history exploits of Ross Newham - and the ultimate cure for insomnia!
Friday, 12 December 2014
6 December 2014 - Emsworth, Hants - Sea Slaters
Visited the east Hampshire coast - an obvious (?) place to look for Ligia oceanica, the sea slater. Up to 30 millimetres in length, it is one of the largest oniscid isopods - or marine woodlouse, if you prefer!
Never seen these chaps before - huge (ish) - and certainly worth the whole effort of turning one rock over.