Possessing colours that shimmer and change when viewed in different lights or from different angles.
An iridescent chromatophore.
Any member of the crustacean order Isopda, comprising species with 7 pairs of legs and lacking a fully-formed carapace.
Narrow strip of land connecting two larger areas, or a narrow strip of tissue connecting two larger body parts. In ichthyology often used in reference to the fleshy throat region of a fish which externally separates the two gill chambers.
Glossary: Isthmus of Kra
A narrow land-bridge, also known as the ‘Devil’s Neck’, connecting mainland Asia and the Malay Peninsula. Its eastern side belongs to Thailand and western part Myanmar.
Abbreviation for The International Union for Conservation of Nature.
Glossary: IUCN Red List
Global inventory of the conservation status of species maintained by the IUCN.