Tom Shirley, Professor of Invertebrate Biology, Univ. of Alaska, Fairbanks, speaks about a crab observed on his first dive of the exploration of Murray Seamount. You will see a giant spider crab with missing legs attempt to catch a rattail fish prior to being captured by the submersible. Video courtesy of Peter Etnoyer, WHOI, NOAA, the Alvin Group, and the 2002 GOA Expedition science party.

 

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