Image ID: 10001082
Caption: One of the giant Antarctic sea spiders, Decolopoda australis grows to around 30 cm from tip to tip. It probably feeds on sponges, hydroids and bryozoa and may live for several decades.
Keywords: underwater Benthos | Antarctica Antarctic sea spider Decolopoda australis | Marine
Location: Signy Island, South Orkney Islands
Season: 1979/1980
Photographer: Doug Allan
Image size (pixels): 3670 x 2408