Title Abominable snowmen of the sea make their way to the Museum Degree of recognition National Media name/outlet Natural history Museum Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 26/06/15 Description Yeti crabs, properly given the scientific genus name of Kiwa, were first discovered in 2005 living around hydrothermal vents – fissures in the sea floor that emit hot water and chemicals. URL https://www.nhm.ac.uk/discover/news/2015/june/abominable-snowmen-sea-make-way-Museum.html Persons Nicolai Roterman Title 'Hoff crab' gets formal scientific name Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet BBC Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 25/06/15 Description A hairy crab that was dubbed "The Hoff" when it was first found in Antarctic waters has now been given a formal scientific description and name.
The creature, which lives in vast communities around hot vents on the sea floor, will be known as Kiwa tyleri.
Producer/Author Jonathan Amos URL https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-33263621 Persons Nicolai Roterman Title How a blind, bristled, heat-loving yeti crab thrives in Antarctica Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet Christian Science Monitor Media type Country/Territory United States Date 25/06/15 Description The Kiwa tyleri is the first species of yeti crab to be found living in the Southern Ocean. Producer/Author Noelle Swan URL https://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2015/0625/How-a-blind-bristled-heat-loving-yeti-crab-thrives-in-Antarctica Persons Nicolai Roterman Title New Species: Hairy-Chested Yeti Crab Found in Antarctica Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet National Geographic Media type Web Country/Territory United States Date 24/06/15 Description The deep-sea crustacean, which lives near hydrothermal vents, is only the third species of yeti crab known to science. Producer/Author JASON BITTEL URL https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/article/150624-new-species-yeti-crab-antarctica-oceans Persons Nicolai Roterman Title 'Yeti' Crab Grows Its Own Food, Lives in Antarctic Spa Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet Live Science Media type Web Country/Territory United States Date 24/06/15 Description There are three known species of yeti crabs, and now, in a new paper, scientists have described the characteristics of one of these species — Kiwa tyleri — for the first time. K. tyleri is the only species of yeti crab known to reside in the Southern Ocean, off Antarctica. Producer/Author ELIZABETH PETERSON URL https://www.livescience.com/51329-kiwa-tyleri-yeti-crab.html Persons Nicolai Roterman Title Newly discovered yeti crab swarms around Antarctic hydrothermal vents Degree of recognition National Media name/outlet Science News Media type Web Country/Territory United States Date 24/06/15 Description K. tyleri’s stout body and spiny legs help it cling to the walls of hydrothermal vents, where it seeks a narrow comfort zone between superheated vent water and subzero seawater. K. tyleri seems to thrive there: Scientists found more than 700 yeti crabs crammed into one square meter. URL https://www.sciencenews.org/article/newly-discovered-yeti-crab-swarms-around-antarctic-hydrothermal-vents Persons Nicolai Roterman Title Antarctic Yeti crabs cling to hot jets and farm bacteria Degree of recognition National Media name/outlet New Scientist Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 24/06/15 Description Hot vents in Antarctica’s Southern Ocean are crowded with cold, hairy crabs. Blind and surrounded by freezing water, they must huddle close to the vent chimneys that power their ecosystem. Producer/Author Joshua Sokol and Marie Deschamps URL https://www.newscientist.com/article/dn27777-antarctic-yeti-crabs-cling-to-hot-jets-and-farm-bacteria/ Persons Nicolai Roterman