Posted on February 18th at 12:43 AM
Galatheid crabs (“squat lobsters”) and a large shrimp feast opportunistically on a pelagic catch. The largest crab individuals were feeding directly on the catch, whereas the smaller crabs waited their turn to on the outskirts of the group. Image captured by the Little Hercules ROV on a site referred to as ‘Zona Senja’ near Sulawesi, Indonesia, on August 2, 2010.
Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, INDEX-SATAL 2010
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