In the dark of the deep sea, this shrimp would appear black.
Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Exploring Puerto Rico’s Seamounts, Trenches, and Troughs. Download larger version (jpg, 1.3 MB).

This shrimp was really exciting! We spent five minutes documenting this shrimp’s grooming behavior. Here it is just beginning to groom its rostrum after finishing with its eyes and carapace. I had never seen a shrimp groom itself before, nor one with such a flexible appendage to do so.

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