Recently Discovered Deep Sea: Blind Squat Lobster
by Christine Dell’Amore
The blind squat lobster Munidopsis victoriae is nearly always found near pieces of sunken wood at depths from 2,300 ft (700 m) to 4,000 ft (1,200 m). The species has a spine of unknown function that sticks out from the middle of each eye.
(via: National Geo) (photo: NIWA)