Mesopelagic Shrimp (Janicella spinicauda)

Mesopelagic Shrimp (Janicella spinicauda)

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Credit: Dante Fenolio/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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Caption: Mesopelagic crustaceans are common in midwater trawls in the Gulf of Mexico. This is Janicella spinicauda trawled from between 200 and 600 meters depth, Gulf of Mexico, 2016. This species can eject a cloud of bioluminescent fluid to distract predators when it tries to escape. Image courtesy of the DEEPEND project.

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Keywords: animal, arthropod, arthropoda, bathypelagic, bioluminescence, bioluminescent fluid, colorful, colourful, crustacea, crustacean, decapod, decapoda, deep sea, deep water, defensive mechanism, fauna, gulf of mexico, janicella, janicella spinicauda, mesopelagic, nekton, oplophoridae, pelagos, predator distraction, shrimp, wildlife

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