Sea spiders breathe through their legs!  Read about it in our new paper in Journal of Experimental Biology.

Lane SJ, Moran AL, Shishido CM, Tobalske BW, and HA Woods.  2018.  Cuticular gas exchance by Antarctic sea spiders.  Journal of Experimental Biology 2018 221: jeb177568 doi: 10.1242/jeb.177568 Published 25 April 2018

How do sea spiders catch sea butterflies?  Find out in our new article in Invertebrate Biology!

Moran AL, Woods HA, Shishido CM, Lane SJ, and BW Tobalske.  2018.  Predatory behavior of giant Antarctic sea spiders (Colossendeis) in nearshore environments.  Invertebrate Biology DOI: 10.111/ivb.12210 (online early)

View the supplementary videos at these links:  Video 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 1E, 2

sea spider (Colossendeis megalonyx) feeding on a sea butterfly (Clione antarctica) in mcmurdo sound, Antarctica