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Dinochelus ausubeliA member of the iBOL Board of Directors, Jesse Ausubel, has been immortalized in the scientific name of a newly discovered, rare new genus of deep water lobster, ScienceDaily.com reports.

Ausubel, who is the Director of the Program for the Human Environment at Rockefeller University, was given this honor to recognize his contributions to the success of the Census of Marine Life, which he co-founded.

The lobster, Dinochelus ausubeli, lives in the deep ocean water near the Phillipines.

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