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Giant amphipod:
Most of the deep-sea crustaceans are less than 1 cm in size, but this
species of Paraceradocus can reach more than 5 cm in length. The white
colour is an adaptation to the deep sea as related species from the
Antarctic shallow waters are bright red.



Amphiod crustacean:
The charismatic crustacean family Epimeriidae have successfully
developed new species in Antarctica. This pink species is new to
sciences and the first deep sea member of this group.



Carniverous moonsnail:
This carnivorous moonsnail lives in the Antarctic deep sea. It can
detect food from a wide distance and will moved towards it. Polyps,
covering its shell, use the moonsnail as transport to food sources.



Gastropod:
Small and new species of gastropod that lives on the seafloor of the
Antarctic deep sea. The shell and the snail within it can be seen
through a layer of mantle tissue that protects the shell. Altought
living in dark depth, this species has developed eyes.



AGT pix: Scientists use a specially designed trawl net to sample the deep sea



Marine Biologist Katrin Linse with a sea spider she collected from the deep sea.