• Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Subphylum: Crustacea
  • Class: Malacostraca
  • Subclass: Eumalacostraca
  • Superorder: Peracarida
  • Order: Amphipoda
  • Suborder: Gammaridea
  • Family: Pleustidae
  • Scientific name: Stenopleustes latipes
  • Norwegian: -


This amphipod has one orange stripe on each segment. The second pair of legs are longer than the first. The body length is usually less than 15 mm.


This a common, but a deep sea species, most frequent deeper than 30 meters. It is often encountered feeding in hydroids like Eudendrium rameum.


It is registered in the Arctic Ocean, the North East Atlantic from Norway to Biscay. It is also known from the Azores.