A bathymetric map of the northern Bahamas.

A sea spider, in the class Pycnogonida, creeps along the top of ridge at 1,960 m (6,430 ft) depth in the Northeast Providence Channel near Eleuthera Island. The two arm-like structures hanging down from the body behind the proboscis are ovigers, used for carrying eggs. Image courtesy of Bahamas Deep-Sea Coral Expedition Science Party, NOAA-OE.

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