A giant spider crab - Giant Spider Crab Thought to be the largest arthropods on Earth, giant spider crabs spend their time foraging on the ocean floor up to a thousand feet (300 meters) deep. These rare, leggy behemoths, native to the waters off Japan, can measure up to 12 feet (3.7 meters) from claw tip to claw tip. This five-foot (1.5-meter) specimen was photographed in Japan's Sagami Bay.
May 16, 2007—Hundreds of new species of deep-sea animals, such as the baby isopod Ceratoserolis above, have been discovered during expeditions in the waters off Antarctica. Ceratoserolis is just one of 585 new species of isopod—a type of marine crustacean related to wood lice—found during the Antarctic Benthic Deep-Sea Biodiversity Project, or ANDEEP, trips between 2002 and 2005.
Deep Sea's 10 Most Amazing Creatures - Beautiful, bizarre or scary, here are ten of the most unbelievable creatures from the depths... The 10 Most Amazing Creatures from the Deep Sea (03/2013). Like, comment, share and keep wondering at the World(s)!