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Bathynomus giganteus is a species of giant isopod thought to be abundant in cold, deep waters of the Atlantic. It is related to the terrestrial woodlouse and pill bug. Giant isopods are prime examples of deep-sea gigantism. This species is known to be a scavengers.
Throughout the Atalantic.
Depth Range (m): 29-2138
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