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Contact: Dr. Rory Howlett
r.howlett@noc.soton.ac.uk
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National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (UK)

Spider Crabs and Jellyfish

Caption: Abundant populations of the deep-sea spider crab Encephaloides armstrongi from c. 1,000 m (lower boundary OMZ) in the Gulf of Oman and the dead bodies of large upper-ocean jellyfish (Crambionella orsini) which can occur in plague proportions in the Gulf of Oman.

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