sea slater

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sea slater

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(Animals) a large (2.5 cm or 1 in.) nocturnal isopod, Ligea oceanica, that lives in cracks in rocks or walls around the high-water mark
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Noun1.sea slater - marine isopod crustacean
isopod - any of various small terrestrial or aquatic crustaceans with seven pairs of legs adapted for crawling
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Observations on receptor mechanisms in Ligia oceanica (Linn.
Osmotic and ionic regulation in the isopod crustacean Ligia oceanica.