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Gastroptychus iaspis  (Squat Lobster)

Photo of Gastroptychus iaspis by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2406)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Murray Seamount, Gulf of Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat On paragorgiid corals
Photo Date Upload Date November 18, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2406
Notes This common but rarely encountered species is found on deep sea corals. The extremely long claws are distinctive.


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