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Presumed filter-feeding in a deep-sea benthic shrimp (Decapoda, Caridea, Stylodactylidae), with records of the deepest occurrence of carideans

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Using the remotely operated vehicle Deep Discoverer, we observed a large stylodactylid shrimp resting on a sedimented sea floor at 4826 m in the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument. The shrimp was not collected but most closely resembled Bathystylodactylus bathyalis, known previously only from a single broken specimen. Video footage shows the shrimp facing into the current and extending its upraised and fringed first and second pereopods, presumably capturing passing particles. The video...

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Peer reviewed

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10.3897/zookeys.646.10969

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
GLAM
Department:
Natural History Museum
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Author
Publisher:
Pensoft Publishers Publisher's website
Journal:
ZooKeys Journal website
Volume:
646
Pages:
17-23
Publication date:
2017-01-17
Acceptance date:
2017-01-03
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EISSN:
1313-2970
ISSN:
1313-2989
Source identifiers:
671463
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pubs:671463
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uuid:6c60ca4b-bcf4-4013-b988-aa4ec3b38f88
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pubs:671463
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2017-01-17

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