Giant Creatures of the Deep-Sea
Deep-sea contains the most unusual creatures on earth. In there, you'll find some of the most horrible-looking and other bizarre creatures in the world. Some giant creatures also live in the deep-sea. Here are some giants found on the deepest part of oceans.
Japanese Spider Crab (Macrocheira kaempferi)
This deep-sea creature is the largest known anthropod on earth. When fully grown, it can reach a leg span of almost 4 m or13 ft. Its body size measures up to 37 cm or 15 inches and weighs up to 20 kg or 44 lb. The bottom of the Pacific Ocean around Japan at about 300 to 400 meters deep is the crab's natural habitat. It feeds on dead animals and shellfish and believed to have a life expectancy of up to 100 years. It has 8 legs and 2 feeding arms.