with so many strange creatures still alive on Earth - imagine how many more were alive in the past before all of the great extinction events and how much bigger they probably were
Giant Isopod - this is one of the largest of the existing Isopods. The enormous size is the result of a phenomenon known as deep sea giantism. Sea crustaceans & other animals grow to much larger sizes than similar species in shallower waters.
This one is the largest of the existing isopods. “The enormous size of the giant isopod is a result of a phenomenon known as deep sea gigantism.
Post with 42 votes and 305385 views. A gathering of Giant Isopods feasting on captured shark in the deep
fyeah-seacreatures: “ A Giant Isopod is any of approximately nine species of large Isopods in the genus Bathynomus. They are thought to be abundant in cold, deep waters of the Atlantic .
foot isopod from the deep sea found attached to an exploratory robot ship