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Beach Hopper

Talorchestia capensis

Arthropods
Notes

Tiny amphipod spotted on the beach. It got my attention hopping across the sand, looking rather clumsy. The video shows how it falls about in search of fresh seaweeds.

Scientific Name

Talorchestia capensis

Category

Arthropods

Family Name

TALITRIDAE

Spotted in natural habitat?

Yes

Date of observation

12 December 2017

Location

Nature's Valley, South Africa

Co-ordinates

-33.985872740480964,23.54815363883972

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