Cutthroat Eels vs. Crab: Struggle for Squid

In this video from the Deep Connections 2019: Exploring Atlantic Canyons and Seamounts of the United States and Canada expedition on NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer, a red crab holds his own as two cutthroat eels try to steal his squid meal.

Food is scarce in the deep ocean, so competition within the food web can be fierce!