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Video footage taken by the submersible Alvin is the first ever seen of this newly discovered family of crabs. It shows a 6-inch male "Yeti" crab. Shadows in the video are cast by the submersible. The crab was discovered while studying hydrothermal vents located. along the Pacific-Antarctic ridge, south of Easter Island. (Video by WHOI National Deep Submergence Facility, Alvin Operations Group, and R/V Atlantis crew, WHOI)