03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

New Deep Sea Species Discovered (PHOTOS)

A see-through sea cucumber, a "big eared" octopus-like animal, a "gold treasure" crustacean, and more are among the many new deep-dwellers collected during an ongoing marine census.

Check out these amazing images courtesy of the Census of Marine Life -- Captions by our friends The National Geographic News Editors.

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