Photos: Seeking life forms in icy waters

Photos: Seeking life forms in icy waters

Summary: The Census of Marine Life has researchers braving Arctic waters to find jellyfish and more.

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  • Shawn Harper

    Under-ice diver Shawn Harper from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, shoots underwater video in the high Arctic Canada Basin.

  • Eusirus holmii

    The amphipod Eusirus holmii, observed during the expedition, searches for small prey to seize with its powerful claws.

  • Cnidarian

    A yet-unidentified cnidarian collected from the deep Arctic Canada Basin with the manipulator arm of an ROV. The specimen was attached to a second species of cnidarian. To view more photos from the project, see the Census of Marine Life's online gallery.

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