A rare, unidentified yellow ctenophore caused quite a stir amongst our science team as it drifted into remotely operated vehicle Deep Discoverer’s field of view.

A rare yellow ctenophore caused quite a stir amongst our science team as it drifted into remotely operated vehicle Deep Discoverer’s field of view. It was later identified as Lampocteis cruentiventer, a ctenophore that comes in a variety of body colors and pigments but all have a blood red gut. Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Gulf of Mexico 2014 Expedition.

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