Close up of a blind white lobster (Acanthacaris caeca), seen during the third dive of the expedition, in an area dubbed “Okeanos Ridge”, as it was first mapped by NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer in 2012.

Close up of a blind white lobster (Acanthacaris caeca), seen during the third dive of the expedition, in an area dubbed “Okeanos Ridge”, as it was first mapped by NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer in 2012. Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Gulf of Mexico 2017.

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