First species of yeti crab from hydrothermal vent systems near Antarctica described

24 junio 2015

The first species of yeti crab from hydrothermal vent systems of the East Scotia Ridge in the Southern Ocean, Antarctica, has been described. This Yeti Crab is famous for its body, which is densely covered by bristles — known as setae — and bacteria, giving it a fur-like appearance.
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