The yeti crab eats mussels and shrimp, and scientists speculate that the bristles on the crab's legs are used to catch bacteria that it eats. There is no proof that the crab eats t...
Its discoverers dubbed it the "yeti lobster" or "yeti crab". ... Kiwa hirsuta is a squat
lobster, more closely related to crabs and hermit crabs than true lobsters.
Jun 24, 2015 ... The deep-sea crustacean, which lives near hydrothermal vents, is only the third
species of yeti crab known to 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 ...
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 ...
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 - A white, hairy, bottom-dwelling crab that lives around hydrothermal
vents may eat the bacteria in its hair.
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 ...
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
Jul 8, 2015 ... The Antarctic Yeti crab is trapped in its warm-water hydrothermal vent site by the
cold polar waters of the surrounding deep-sea. The species ...