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Blind Deep-sea Lobster

This deep-sea lobster, likely Acanthocaris tenuimana, was seen during Dive 8 at a site known as Northwest Guam Seamount. It was guarding a series of large burrows with claws poised for action.

Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas.

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2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer