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Caption: This species of Phronima, an amphipod crustacean, has hollowed out and deposited eggs within the body of a salp. The adult remains with and guards over the eggs until well after thay hatch. This individual was collected between 200 and 400 meters depth in the Gulf of Mexico, 2007.

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Keywords: amphipod, amphipoda, amphipods, animal, captive, captivity, crustacean, deep sea, fauna, fish, fish eggs, hyperiid amphipod, marine, mesopelagic, nature, nekton, parental care, pelagos, phronima, phronimidae, pram bug, predator, prey, salp, underwater

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