Monday, 20 June 2016

Scavenger Traps

Scavenger traps (baited with dead Periphylla) were deployed at the same position as the camera lander after lander retrieval.  This was to allow us to collect specimens of the same species of scavengers observed in the camera lander images.

Dan Jones collecting specimens from the scavenger traps.

An isopod found in a trap.

An amphipod still feeding on a jellyfish mesoglea after being removed from the trap.

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