Sea “Spiders” Suck on Prey

Posted on August 16, 2006  Comments (0)

Vampire sea spiders suck on prey

Weird spider-like creatures that live at the bottom of the ocean and use a ‘straw’ to suck on their prey are baffling scientists.

These sea spiders, some of which are blind, are defying scientific classification.

She has been using DNA and morphology to construct a family tree, using 60 species of sea spiders from all over the world.

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