The top surface of this new species of Evoplosoma is covered by pedicellariae.

The top surface of this new species of Evoplosoma is covered by pedicellariae. Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2017 Laulima O Ka Moana.

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