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This colourful amphipod is small at about 2.54cm in length (an inch). These amphipods can sometimes be found living on the bells of jellyfish. Amphipods serve as important food items to a number of marine vertebrates. This specimen was trawled from between 1,500 meters depth and the surface in the Gulf of Mexico, 2016. Image courtesy of the DEEPEND project.
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