A confocal image of a new species of a deep-sea hydrothermal vent copepod Aphotopontius sp. nov. (Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida: Dirivultidae) from Lucky Strike, Mid-Atlantic Ridge, collected during MoMAReto Cruise (France: Ifremer) at a depth of 1698 m. This image relates to a paper that appeared in Jan. 25, 2013, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by Mark Costello at the University of Auckland in Warkworth, New Zealand, and colleagues was titled, "Can We Name Earth's Species Before They Go Extinct?"
[Image courtesy of Ivanenko V.N. (Lomonosov Moscow State Univ., Russia), P.H.C. Corgosinho (State Univ. of Montes Claros, Brazil)]