Kiwa hirsuta is a crustacean discovered in 2005 in the South Pacific Ocean. This
decapod, which is approximately 15 cm (5.9 in) long, is notable for the quantity ...
This drawing shows the Yeti crab that was collected by scientists on the Pacific-
Antarctic ridge. The drawing was created by scientific illustrator Karen Jacobson,
Jun 24, 2015 ... The deep-sea crustacean, which lives near hydrothermal vents, is only the third
species of yeti crab known to science.
The yeti crab (Kiwa hirsuta), an unusual, hairy crab with no eyes, was discovered
in 2005 on a hydrothermal vent near Easter Island. It represents not only a new ...
The unusual, hairy "yeti crab" represents not only a new species, but also a new
family of crustaceans. During a series of submersible dives on the Easter Island ...
Jun 24, 2015 ... What's white and blind and hairy all over? A yeti, of course! Or, in this case, a yeti
crab — a marine creature that lives near the thermal vents in ...
Jun 13, 2013 ... A strange new species of crab was recently discovered. The creature, Kiwa
Hirsuta, is also being called the Yeti Lobster or Yeti Crab. No this is ...
Yeti Crab - A white, hairy, bottom-dwelling crab that lives around hydrothermal
vents may eat the bacteria in its hair.
Dec 2, 2011 ... The yeti crab — so-called because of the hair-like bristles that cover its arms — is
only the second of its family to be discovered. The first — an ...
Jul 8, 2015 ... This species of crab - found abundantly near the hot-water vents of the Southern
Ocean - have now been described for the first time.