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NOAA Photo Library Image - expn3971

An oversize squat lobster residing in a small white, nearly invisible against the sediment background, octocoral bush. In contrast, notice the small hermit crab residing in a relatively large scaphopod (tusk shell) shell.

Image ID: expn3971, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: USVI, St. Croix approximately 850 meters
Photo Date: 20150427T134958Z
Credit: NOAA OKEANOS EXPLORER Program, Oceano Profundo 2015; Exploring Puerto Rico's Seamounts, Trenches, and Troughs

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