One of the numerous Atlantic deep-sea red crab mating pairs seen by ROV Deep Discoverer (D2) during Dive 02.  The male crab is carrying the inverted female.

One of the numerous Atlantic deep-sea red crab mating pairs seen by ROV Deep Discoverer (D2) during Dive 02.  The male crab is carrying the inverted female. Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, 2013 Northeast U.S. Canyons Expedition.

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