Life on Ice: Gallery of Cold-Loving Creatures

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Ice Amphipod

Credit: Russ Hopcroft, Hidden Ocean 2005 Expedition: NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration.
This crustacean, an amphipod called Eusirus holmii, has been found living on Alaskan sea ice as well as in the deep ocean.
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