Creatures of the Deep: Sea Spider

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This creature was found 2,300 feet deep in the ocean. It’s a Sea spider, and ones living this at this depth can grow quite large, spanning almost 3 feet wide.

Their 8 long legs help carry vital organs, like their digestive tract.

They also have 3 to 4 extra limbs – used for cleaning, courtship and carrying their young.

With over 1,300 different species, they are found in every ocean throughout the world.