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Deep Sea Crab on Mussels a Mile Below Atlantic Ocean
Deep Sea Crab on Mussels a Mile Below Atlantic Ocean
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Title: Deep Sea Crab on Mussels a Mile Below Atlantic Ocean

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A lithodid crab seen on a bed of deep sea mussels living near a gas seep 1,600 meters below the surface of the Atlantic Ocean. Images courtesy Deepwater Canyons 2013 - Pathways to the Abyss expedition, NOAA-OER/BOEM/USGS.

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Date Taken: 5/8/2013

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Photographer Organization: Images courtesy Deepwater Canyons 2013 - Pathways to the Abyss expedition, NOAA-OER/BOEM/USGS


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Type: JPEG image - 1.59 MB
Dimensions: 1920 x 1080
Resolution: 72 dpi

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