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Glowing Shrimp

This shrimp, seen swimming in the water column, had very long antennae! Long antennae like this are not uncommon in the deep sea, as they help to increase the area around which an animal can sense, which is important in the deep sea where there is little to no light for seeing.

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