If you are an avid DSN reader then undoubtedly you know our fascination with Giant Isopods. Back in the early days of 2007, I was…View More Adopt the giant deep-sea isopod, Bathynomus giganteus, as the National Deep-Sea Animal of the United States.
Across the internets a craze is sweeping. We here at DSN are calling it Isopocalypse 2010 (stay up to date using the Twitter hashtag #isopocalypse2010).…View More Isopocalypse 2010: Giant Isopods Storm the Internets
This is a giant isopod. This, on the other hand, is not. To reiterate, this is a giant isopod, a species in the genus Bathynomus,…View More Giant Isopod Fail
Kevin’s wonderful post on the Giant Isopod inspired me to post on a topic I have long pondered. Frequent readers of DSN know that I…View More Why is The Giant Isopod Giant?
Bathynomus giganteus (Arthropoda: Crustacea: Isopoda: Cirolanidae) You know those cute little roly-poly bugs you found under rocks as a kid? You poke at them and…View More From The Desk of Zelnio: Bathynomus giganteus