Attack of the Amphipods

The story of the Melbourne teenager who pulled his feet out of cold sea water to find them covered in blood has made its way around our Facebook feeds plenty now. However marine biologists are now sure of just what was eating away at the boy’s legs; a type of amphipod often described as a ‘scavenger’.

To give us more insight on the creatures, The Daily was joined by Dr. Genefor Walker-Smith, a marine biologist from Museums Victoria.

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