Figure 2. The deepwater galatheid Eumunida picta Longispina are commonly seen on the Lophelia mounds.

These deep-water crabs (Eumunida picta Longispina) are commonly seen on the mounds of Lophelia, a deep-dwelling coral. Photo courtesy of Betty Wenner, SCDNR.

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