In New Zealand waters revealed the world's largest shrimp

In New Zealand waters revealed the world's largest shrimp

British expedition discovered in the Pacific Ocean waters off the coast of New Zealand's biggest shrimp in the world.

In New Zealand waters revealed the world's largest shrimp

The length of the largest representative of crustaceans in its form (see photo) was as much as 28 centimeters, while the usual shrimp do not reach a length of more than 2-3 centimeters.

In New Zealand waters revealed the world's largest shrimp

The scientists of the University of Aberdeen were the first to see this "super giant" for about 10 kilometers deep in the waters to the north of New Zealand while they studied the behavior and lifestyles of other underwater ocean inhabitants deepwater Liparis.

In New Zealand waters revealed the world's largest shrimp

The researchers greatly surprised his discovery, the size of which is 10 times greater than normal oceanic shrimp and even any other amphipod (Amphipoda), as record-holder, the biggest shrimp in the world in size - the average man's foot. It now remains to representatives of the Guinness Book record as an interesting record of the nature.

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