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New Deep Sea Species Discovered

A voyage sponsored by the Census of Marine Life (CoML) has netted some newly discovered species in the depths of the Atlantic Ocean. The trawling net was pulled at the level between 1000 meters and 5000 meters deep. About 500 species were cataloged out of thousands caught. Most of the creatures were of the gelatinous…

The Yeti Crab

One of over 500 new creatures discovered in 2006 in the Deep Sea Census, the Yeti Crab is among the most unusual. With “furry arms” it is distinct from almost all other crustaceans and would make a great stuffed animal. kiwa hirsuta