In pictures: Year of marine wonders
Hermit eyes

A 10-year international project to map life in the oceans marks the end of one of its most productive years.

Scientists with the Census of Marine Life (CoML) have catalogued creatures from giant mammals to tiny parasites.

This anemone crab with its striped eye stalks was spotted in Hawaii.

(Image: A Collins/NOAA/ NWHIMNM)

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