Conservation Status

Not threatened at present, but its conservation status depends on the water quality of the cave systems of Bermuda not being degraded.




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Hessler, R. R. 1999. "Ordre des Mictacés. Traité de Zoologie, Tome VIII, Fasc. 3A." Mémoires de l'Institut Océanographique 19 (1999): 87-91.

Sanders, H. L., R. R. Hessler, and S. P. Garner. "Hirsutia bathyalis, a New Unusual Deep-sea Benthic Peracaridan Crustacean from the Tropical Atlantic." Journal of Crustacean Biology 5 (1985): 30-57.

Les Watling, PhD

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