Re: NANFA-- The Great Bluehead Hunt
Tue, 18 Jan 2000 14:22:17 EST

In a message dated 1/18/00 12:10:03 AM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

<< They're about 7/16th of an inch long, and strongly resemble the terrestrial
"tumble-bugs", except that they have identifiable mouth parts and can either
curl-up or extend their bodies and swim and are basically colorless. >>

Yeah, I get them around them around here too.The reason I was asking about
them was my knowledge of the isopods and amphipods of the US is rather
incomplete, and I keep hearing about larger ones about an inch long or
bigger.I don't know if these larger ones represent another species or merely
outsized specimens of the same species.

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