Name: Sea Slater
Scientific name: Ligia oceanica
Nature Stars: 30
About: A marine crustacean, a close relative of the woodlice. An oval animal that grows up to 3 cm long. It lives in crevices and under rocks, coming out at night to feed on anything it can find.
How to identify: Turn over rocks on the seashore and this is the woodlouse-like creature you may find.
Where: Found all round our shores.
Fantastic fact: The Sea Slater's antennae are two thirds the length of its body.
Photograph credit: Photo credit tbc