Figure 2: Dominant megafauna observed in the eastern CCZ. | Scientific Reports

Figure 2: Dominant megafauna observed in the eastern CCZ.

From: Insights into the abundance and diversity of abyssal megafauna in a polymetallic-nodule region in the eastern Clarion-Clipperton Zone

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(a) Psychropotes cf. semperiana; (b) Ophiomusium cf. glabrum; (c) Xenophyophore plate-like morphotype 1: Psammina sp. in situ on seafloor; (d) Xenophyophore plate-like morphotype 1: Psammina sp. in situ close up; (e) Xenophyophore plate-like morphotype 8/9; (f) Calyptrophora persephone; (g) Relicanthus sp.; (h) Abyssoprimnoa gemina. Image attribution: (a,c,e,g) - DJ Amon & CR Smith, University of Hawai’i; (d) – AJ Gooday and A Goineau, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton; (b,f,h) – AG Glover, TD Dahlgren & H Wiklund, Natural History Museum, London & Uni Research.

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