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New Species of yeti crab found near volcanic vents

An unknown species of yeti crab “lost world” is found in the oceans of Antarctica near hot, hydrothermal vent along with strange albino octopus. Robot Submersible with cameras found a new deep sea creatures like crabs, barnacles, sea anemones and an octopus.

These groups are livelihood approximately volcanic vents profound under the southern ocean, where hotness can arrive at 382C. Hydrothermal vents with sustaining minerals are found to be the living place of these unknown species of the deep sea.

Unknown species get their energy from the chemicals such as hydrogen sulphide instead of getting energy from the sunlight.  “The first survey of these particular vents, in the Southern Ocean near Antarctica, has revealed a hot, dark, ‘lost world’ in which whole communities of previously unknown marine organisms thrive.” A strange pale-colored octopus, as so far nameless, was also found almost 2,400 meters profound on the sea bed.

Top most colorful ‘Mandarin’ fish

The most brightly and attractive mandarin fish is belongs to the family of the dragonet. It is inhabitant to the Pacific, varying about from the Ryukyu Islands south to Australia. Mandarin fish color is blue due to its cellular pigment and they are reef dwellers, preferring sheltered lagoons and inshore reefs. It is found in the deep sea of about 1-10m from the land surface. The scientific name of these attractive deep sea creatures is Synchiropus splendidus.

Normally a nonviolent fish, but can be defensive and battle with similar species of the similar sex. It size ranges about 2-2.5 ft and it named as the most colorful fish in the world.The male Mandarin be likely to be bigger than the female and has a big sharp dorsal fin that is merely not often showed.  Mandarins are tremendously sluggish and float, using their front fins while looking for food.  Even Mandarins that take prepared foods have a hard time contending with quicker fish for the scraps.