Tuesday, November 28, 2006
Hawaii Survey Yields Many New Species
With its conspicuous blue eyes and shiny orange claws, this colorful crab seems hard to miss. But it's one of many species that had likely never been seen until scientists went exploring in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument this fall.
An international team of biologists made the discoveries in October during a three-week survey of a remote coral atoll called French Frigate Shoals.
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