benthic and pelagic shrimp

Note the difference in the eye size (white arrows) of the pelagic species Systellaspis (above) that lives between 500-700 m depth, and Glyphocrangon (below) that lives between 700-1500 m depth. Image courtesy of Islands in the Sea 2002, NOAA/OER.

Related Links

Islands in the Sea 2002

Islands in the Sea: Visual Ecology and Bioluminescence

NOAA Ocean Explorer Gallery