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...
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 ...
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
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.
Images, videos and detailed information about the yeti crab (Kiwa hirsuta).
Jun 24, 2015 ... The first species of Yeti Crab from hydrothermal vent systems of the East Scotia
Ridge in the Southern Ocean, Antarctica, has been described ...
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 ...
May 19, 2016 ... Today's strange thing is the Yeti crab, a fluffy crustacean that's sometimes called
a furry lobster and lives in the Pacific Ocean off South America.