Where are my googly eyes?

Dr. Googly Eyes is out in the field this summer. Regular posting of deep sea fauna will resume in the fall.

Tags: housekeeping

Bathy-OM-NOM-nomus giganteus!
Photo by NOAA, WoRDSS. 

Tags: isopod

Chiridota heheva is looking for a good time. 
Photo by NOAA, WoRDSS.

Chiridota heheva is looking for a good time. 

Photo by NOAA, WoRDSS.

Tags: echinoderm

Bellocia koefoedi. Insert your own caption.
Photo by Alexei Orlov, WoRDSS.

Bellocia koefoedi. Insert your own caption.

Photo by Alexei Orlov, WoRDSS.

Tags: chordate

Saxipendium coronatum, the spaghetti worm. Googly eyes = meatballs.
Photo by R Lutz, WoRDSS. 

Saxipendium coronatum, the spaghetti worm. Googly eyes = meatballs.

Photo by R Lutz, WoRDSS

Tags: polychaete

Neocyttus helgae, amirite?
Photo by Alexei Orlov, WoRDSS. 

Neocyttus helgae, amirite?

Photo by Alexei Orlov, WoRDSS

Tags: chordate

Beebe and Barton prepare to dive in the legendary bathysphere.

Beebe and Barton prepare to dive in the legendary bathysphere.

Spectrunculus grandis, grand.
Photo courtesy MBARI, WoRDSS.

Spectrunculus grandis, grand.

Photo courtesy MBARI, WoRDSS.

Tags: chordate

It’s a good thing Bathykorus bouilloni is classified as a narcomedusae, because it appears to be on drugs.
Photo by Kevin Raskoff, WoRDSS.

It’s a good thing Bathykorus bouilloni is classified as a narcomedusae, because it appears to be on drugs.

Photo by Kevin Raskoff, WoRDSS.

Tags: cnidarian

Spider crab, spider crab, can do anything a Rochinia crassa can.
Photo by Dr. Arthur Anker, WoRDSS.

Spider crab, spider crab, can do anything a Rochinia crassa can.

Photo by Dr. Arthur Anker, WoRDSS.

Tags: decapod