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Video: Swarm of red pelagic tuna crabs carpet the seafloor Photo

Video: Swarm of red pelagic tuna crabs carpet the seafloor

During a recent deep sea expedition off the coast of Panama by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, chief scientist Jesus Pineda witnessed an incredible gathering of crabs. While exploring the Hannibal Bank Seamount the scientists came across thousands of red pelagic tuna crabs swarming across the seafloor.

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Oceano Profundo expedition discovers two new deep sea creatures Photo

Oceano Profundo expedition discovers two new deep sea creatures

During the third leg of the expedition Océano Profundo 2015: Exploring Puerto Rico’s Seamounts, Trenches, and Troughs, scientists explored the deep sea off Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands. What made this expedition unique was the high-definition video that was live streamed to land based scientists all around the world. This allowed real time input from top experts that were not able to join the expedition and lead to suggestions and guidance as if they were on board the ship.

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