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Deep-sea amphipod
Image ID: 29370
Common Name: Deep-sea amphipod
Scientific Name: Eusirid Amphipod
Location: East Pacific Rise, 2.5 kilometres deep
Description: This extraordinary eusirid amphipod, reptililian in appearance, was collected from a glass sponge growing 2.5 kilometres deep in the eastern Pacific. It was living near hydrothermal vents and measured about an inch.
Keywords: Deep-sea amphipod, eusirid amphipod, glass sponge, hydrothermal vents, Arthropoda, Crustacea, Malacostraca, Amphipoda, Eusiridae, face-hugger, alien, spiny, pink,
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