Scientists encountered what may be a new species of seed shrimp, a translucent crustacean that swims at a depth of 50 to 200 meters. On a seamount in the Northern Atlantic, remote operated vehicles shed light on what one researcher referred to as an underwater "continent."
Clutching to the rocky cliffs was a menagerie of corals and sponges, as well as brittle stars and starfish, sea cucumbers and worms. Some of the creatures are quite rare, not found anywhere else in the world - all the more reason to be mindful of the brilliant life thriving below the surface.
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