Collection of the dead giant isopod (Bathynomus giganteous) found floating in the large brine pool, just visible in the background.

Collection of the dead giant isopod (Bathynomus giganteous) found floating in the large brine pool, just visible in the background. Image courtesy of Lophelia II 2010 Expedition, NOAA-OER/BOEMRE.

 

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