Dig it! Two new shrimp species found in burrows at the bottom of the Gulf of California

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  • May 12, 2017
  • Although the Santa María-La Reforma lagoon complex in the Gulf of California is one of the most important areas for shrimp fishery, little is known about the crustacean species that live in the burrows dug in the bottom. In addition to presenting two species new to science, researchers Drs. José Salgado-Barragán, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de […]

    First of a kind footage of a living stylodactylid shrimp filter-feeding at depth of 4826 m

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  • January 24, 2017
  • Depths such as those at the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument are an extreme challenge for explorers, providing scarce information about their inhabitants, let alone their behavior. While most of them are known from dead specimens gathered by trawls, a team of scientists, led by Dr. Mary Wicksten, Texas A&M University, USA, have recently retrieved […]