Mysteries of the Deep

The deep sea holds mysterious creatures.

Exotic Underwater Creatures

Exotic creatures
Exotic creatures
Exotic creatures
Exotic creatures
Exotic creatures
Exotic creatures
Exotic creatures
Exotic creatures
Exotic creatures
Exotic creatures
Exotic creatures
Scientists collected hundreds of specimens, and identified 15 possible new species of shrimp-like amphipods, and four possible new species of organisms related to coral, jellyfish and sea anemones, which will be analyzed to determine whether they in fact are newly discovered species. Here you see a new giant Antarctic amphipod crustacean, belonging to the genus Eusirus, sampled by baited traps off the Antarctic Peninsula during the Polarstern expedition. (C??dric dUdekem dAcoz/Alfred Wegener Institute)
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