PHOTOS: New Deep-Sea Species Revealed by Marine Census

PHOTOS: New Deep-Sea Species Revealed by Marine Census
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Spotted near Cape Town, South Africa, this newly discovered species of shrimp was found with a new species of Myzostomata (yellow object below)--a type of parasitic worm. Both the shrimp and the worm feed on the same marine plants.

Scientists have cataloged 11,130 species in South African waters and expect there are at least 6,000 more to find.
—Photograph by Guido Zsilavecz, Cape Town/courtesy COML
 
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