Good Reading : May 2010
MAY 2010 ı goodreading 51 World Ocean Census by Darlene Trew Crist, Gail Scowcroft & James M Harding Jr is published by UWA Press, rrp $55.00. practical book This new species of crab was discovered off the Easter Island Microplate. It was named Kiwa hirsuta kiwa but has become known as the ‘yeti crab’. A new species of octopus, from the genus Benthoctopus, is attached to the arm of the submersible Alvin. It was collected in the Gulf of Mexico. The cover image shows a deepwater jellyfish, or Crossota norvegica – photographed during an expedition to the deep Canada Basin in 2005. Loss of ice in the Antarctic Peninsula has opened up new areas for exploration by Census scientists to study how life adapts in cold, remote Southern Ocean regions.