Deep Sea Explorers Encounter Shrimp With ‘Chopstick’ Antennae (Video)

July 16, 2016 Updated: July 16, 2016

NOAA researchers with the Okeanos Explorer expedition recently encountered a glowing shrimp with some crazy antennae. Not only are the extensions enormous, they have a very pronounced bend to them. As a result, it looks like the shrimp is carting around a pair of dangling chopsticks.

Such developments are fairly common at great depths. Due to the dark environment, denizens of the deep need means other than sight to navigate their surroundings. 

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