An aggregation of deep sea red crabs prey on what appear to be eggs lying on the seafloor. Large numbers of this commercially important species were imaged during today's dive. The red dots are lasers from the ROV located 10cm apart.

An aggregation of deep sea red crabs prey on what appear to be eggs lying on the seafloor. Large numbers of this commercially important species were imaged during today's dive. The red dots are lasers from the remotely operated vehicle located 10 centimeters apart. Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, 2013 Northeast U.S. Canyons Expedition.

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