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Deep Sea Isopods Look Like Huge Rolly Pollies | Nautilus Live

Deep Sea Isopods Look Like Huge Rolly Pollies

The team encounters a lot of deep sea isopods on the seafloor that look like huge "rolly poly" bugs. Part of the same order, Isopoda, as their land-based relatives, these organisms are ancient with their first appearance in the fossil record being 300 million years ago.