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...
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,
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 ...
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 ...
Mar 14, 2006 ... Because it looked like the abominable snowman of crustaceans, they called it the
"Yeti crab." The aquarium said its family name, Kiwaidae, ...
Descriptions and articles about the Yeti Crab, scientifically known as Kiwa hirsuta
in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Comprehensive Description...
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.
Mar 8, 2006 ... The "Yeti Crab", as it has been dubbed, is white and 15cm (5.9in) long, according
to Michel Segonzac of the French Research Institute for ...