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speleonectes tulumensis

Happy Fun Science Friday – First Venomous Crustacean

biology, Fun Science Friday, marine science, Natural Science, Ongoing Series, ScienceOctober 25, 2013

Happy Fun Science Friday everyone! After a busy semester I hope to get into the regular groove of Fun Science Friday posts. This week I bring you the first and only known venomous crustacean, the¬†remipede¬†Speleonectes tulumensis. These crustaceans were first discovered in the 1980s and suspected to be venomous after documentation that¬†behind their jaws, they […]

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