Gastroptychus spinifer, or squat lobster, has a body that is about 1/2 inch wide and 1 inch  long.

Gastroptychus spinifer (squat lobster) has a body that is about 1/2-inch wide and 1-inch long. Its eyes are quite large for such a small animal. Image courtesy of Bioluminescence 2009 Expedition, NOAA/OER

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Bioluminescence 2009

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