Alvinocaris shrimp

Alvinocaris shrimp (arrow), found at the Florida Escarpment cold seep and Mid-Atlantic Ridge hot vents, uses large mussel shell for habitat. New mussels indicate that the Blake Ridge community is actively recruiting. Image courtesy of Deep East 2001, NOAA/OER.

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