Giant Amphipod from the Abyssal Pacific Ocean

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Science  11 Feb 1972:
Vol. 175, Issue 4022, pp. 636-637
DOI: 10.1126/science.175.4022.636


A baited camera has recorded a lysianassid amphipod that is twice as large as the largest amphipod previously recorded. The locality for this mobile omnivore is the sterile bottom of the eastern North Pacific Ocean, at a depth of 5304 meters.