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Kiwa hirsuta


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 of silky blond setae (resembling fur...

New Species: Hairy-Chested Yeti Crab Found in Antarctica


Jun 24, 2015 ... The deep-sea crustacean, which lives near hydrothermal vents, is only the third species of yeti crab known to science.

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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 ...

Hairy, eyeless Yeti Crab from a Hydrothermal Vent | Smithsonian ...


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 ...

Yeti Crab - Grows Its Own Food In Its Hair | Animal Pictures and ...


Yeti Crab - A white, hairy, bottom-dwelling crab that lives around hydrothermal vents may eat the bacteria in its hair.

Yeti Crab | Census of Marine Life


This "Yeti Crab" has not been previously encountered in 30 + years of hydrothermal vent exploration. It has proved to be new to science and has been classified ...

Yeti crabs thrive in hot ocean vents near Antarctica | Earth | EarthSky


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.

Yeti Crab - Kiwa hirsuta - Details - Encyclopedia of Life


Descriptions and articles about the Yeti Crab, scientifically known as Kiwa hirsuta in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Comprehensive Description...

Yeti crab grows its own food : Nature News & Comment


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 ...

Newly discovered yeti crabs pile on to survive | MNN - Mother ...


Jun 25, 2015 ... A female (left) and male (right) yeti crab on hydrothermal vents. The crabs produce their own food by growing and eating bacteria on their hairy ...

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'Yeti' Crab Grows Its Own Food, Lives in Antarctic Spa - Live Science


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 ...

MBARI | Discovery of the “Yeti Crab


Mar 1, 2006 ... This drawing shows the Yeti crab that was collected by scientists on the Pacific- Antarctic ridge. The drawing was created by scientific illustrator ...

'Yeti' Crab's Strange Body Suits Its Hellish Habitat : Discovery News


Jun 24, 2015 ... The white, blind and hairy yeti crab lives near hydrothermal vents, where boiling water spews from the earth's center.