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Deep-sea amphipod
Image ID: 29667
Common Name: Deep-sea amphipod
Scientific Name: Eurythenes obesus
Location: Atlantic Ocean
Description: Eurythenes amphipods are globlly-distributed deep-sea scavengers that are often caught in baited traps in large numbers, and are relatively well studied by deep-sea standards. They are live to depths of 3,000 meters or more depending on the particular species.
Keywords: Eurythenes obesus, Crustacea, Malacostraca, Amphipoda, Gammaridea, Lysianassidae, Atlantic Ocean, deep, sea, abyss, ocean, deepsea, deep-sea, deepwater, oceanic, pelagic, deep-sea, deep-ocean, mesopelagic, abyssal, marine, sea, underwater, predator, prey, scavenger, benthic, plankton
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